Skeptical Science: Rising CO2 levels could push ‘hundreds of millions’ into malnutrition by 2050

This is a re-post from Carbon Brief by Daisy Dunne

An additional 290 million people could face malnutrition by 2050 if little is done to stop the rise of greenhouse gas emissions, a study finds.

The increased presence of CO2 in the atmosphere could cause staple crops to produce smaller amounts of nutrients such as zinc, iron and protein, the researchers say.

Using international datasets of…

2018-09-05 10:21


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