This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades.
According to The State of the Food Security and Nutrition in the World released last year (SOFI 2018), global hunger and malnutrition has increased considerably since 2016, reaching 821 million undernourished people – approximately one person out of every nine in the world.
After years of neglect, agriculture finally found a place in the climate talks in 2017.
The most recent report (2019, with data from 2017) from UNESCO on the education of girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), mentions that education in these subjects can provide those who study them with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors necessary to create inclusive and sustainable societies.
Can we eat our way not only to better health, but also to a better planet? That is the question addressed by the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems, which launched its global Planetary Health dietary recommendations at the United Nations.