Our food is more important than our oil

The world can get by without Canada's oil or coal. But it will need our food. And as climate change proves increasingly disruptive for the world's agricultural production, there will be increasing challenges in providing the food the world needs. As it is, roughly one billion people today, or almost 15 per cent of the world's population, go hungry.

David Crane
Published: Wednesday, 08/22/2012 12:00 am EDT

The world can get by without Canada's oil or coal. But it will need our food. And as climate change proves increasingly disruptive for the world's agricultural production, there will be increasing challenges in providing the food the world needs. As it is, roughly one billion people today, or almost 15 per cent of the world's population, go hungry.

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