Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Why we need to change our food systems and how to do it

It’s clear that agriculture as we know it simply can’t thrive in a warming world. Image: Unsplash/Ashwini Chaudhary

Rebecca Carter

Deputy Director, WRI Climate Resilience Practice

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Microsoft most vulnerable to water stress and other slow-onset climate change impacts.
Significant changes to ecosystems has a knock on effect to the produce that can produced there. Image: World Resources Institute
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 A Bangladeshi farmer tends to his rice paddy. The effects of climate change are pushing some Bangladeshi farmers to switch from rice to aquaculture.
The effects of climate change are pushing some Bangladeshi farmers to switch from rice to aquaculture. Image: Unsplash/Asharaful Haque Akash
Attributes of transformative adaption in agriculture
Relocation and the introduction of new technology are examples of transformative adaption in agriculture. Image: World Resources Institute
A farmer in Goa, India carries his harvest. Climate change impacts like warming, unpredictable rainfall and sea level rise threaten the world’s millions of small farmers.
Climate change impacts like warming, unpredictable rainfall and sea level rise threaten the world’s millions of small farmers. Image: Unsplash/Jess Aston
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