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Food Systems + Climate Change

Climate scientists and advocates play a critical role in alerting the public about climate change. But what you may not know is that many climate scientists study our food systems. Most people can agree that greenhouse gases are contributing to climate change, but surprisingly few people are aware of the role agriculture plays. In fact, about 30% of the world’s energy consumption is associated with the food supply chain, and 18% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from animal agriculture – that’s more than emissions from cars and trucks! So what we eat and how we grow our food are major factors in protecting the future of our planet. Click below to learn the truth about food systems and climate change.

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“We cannot assure any more that we will have the harvest we have planted.”

—FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva