Is the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report Telling Us Anything New About Climate Change and Food Security?

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the international body to assess the science related to climate change

Abstract

This powerpoint presentation analyses the IPCC’s fifth assessment report in terms of its content regarding climate change and food security.

Specifically, it asks what new information regarding climate change impacts, has emerged; outlines lessons on food security and adaptation for the IPCC’s Working Group 2; and highlights major research gaps around climate variability, agricultural systems and diets.

Citation

Thornton, P. Is the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report Telling Us Anything New About Climate Change and Food Security? CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Copenhagen, Denmark (2014) 39 pp.

Published 1 January 2014