Future of the Environment

Climate change is making our food less nutritious

An Indian boy from a family of labourers that migrated from the state of Bihar prepares to eat on the banks of the Mahananda river in Siliguri, northeast India, March 10, 2005. India's liberalisation drive since 1991 has been felt more in cities than on the land, and disparities between urban rich and rural poor have grown. Some 260 million of India's billion-plus people live on less than $1 a day. According to estimates, several hundred thousand children work as labourers and beg on the streets in India. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan  DB/jk

Vital crops from wheat to rice are at risk of becoming less nutritious due to rising carbon levels. Image: REUTERS/Desmond Boylan DB/jk

Ellen Wulfhorst
Chief Correspondent of the Americas, Thompson Reuters Foundation
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