Dangerous global warming or not, hunger has long been an issue in the third world.
SURGING population growth and climate change are driving the planet towards episodes of worsening hunger, which only an overhaul of the food system will fix, a panel of experts says.
“The challenge that’s ahead of us globally is really quite hard even to comprehend,” CSIRO chief executive officer Megan Clark said in a teleconference on Wednesday.
“We must increase global food production by 2050 by some 30 to 80 per cent and reduce our (carbon) emissions by half.
And they want to stop the hunger by stopping carbon dioxide emissions by (among other things) turning perfectly good food into biofuel?