Climate change and nutrition

Madeleine Thomson, Jessica Fanzo
global nutrition report

Given the widespread effects that climate change is projected to have on the world’s most vulnerable people—and indeed the effects that are already underway—climate change features strongly in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): specifically, SDG 13 calls for “urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.” Among the many concerns related to climate change, its potentially serious implications for agriculture and food security have long been recognized (see, for example, Bohle et al. 1994).