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Climate Change, Food Security, and Population Health in the Anthropocene

Butler, Colin; McFarlane, Rosemary Anne

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The Anthropocene is commonly seen as a period of great potential to further improve human health and other aspects of human well-being, including food security, reflected, for example, by the Sustainable Development Goals. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is similarly generally optimistic, including with regard to its global food security outlook, apart from far in the future if global temperatures reach 5°C above preindustrial levels. Similarly, the Food and Agricultural...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorButler, Colin
dc.contributor.authorMcFarlane, Rosemary Anne
dc.contributor.editorDellaSala, D. A.
dc.date.accessioned2020-07-17T01:56:37Z
dc.identifier.isbn9780128096659
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/206325
dc.description.abstractThe Anthropocene is commonly seen as a period of great potential to further improve human health and other aspects of human well-being, including food security, reflected, for example, by the Sustainable Development Goals. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is similarly generally optimistic, including with regard to its global food security outlook, apart from far in the future if global temperatures reach 5°C above preindustrial levels. Similarly, the Food and Agricultural Organization has reported falling hunger despite rising global food prices. We challenge this optimism, analyzing datasets and the wider literature. We may be flying blind toward a mountain.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.relation.ispartofEncyclopedia of the Anthropocene
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.rights© 2018 Elsevier Inc.
dc.titleClimate Change, Food Security, and Population Health in the Anthropocene
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2017-06-21
local.identifier.absfor111705 - Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
local.identifier.ariespublicationu6048437xPUB587
local.publisher.urlhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationButler, Colin, College of Health and Medicine, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationMcFarlane, Rosemary Anne, University of Canberra
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage453
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage459
local.identifier.doi10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09745-1
local.identifier.absseo920406 - Food Safety
local.identifier.absseo920405 - Environmental Health
dc.date.updated2020-04-05T08:19:38Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationNetherlands
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