10 Jun '11, 4pm

Green: World Food Supply: What's To Be Done?

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Somali children wait for rations in the courtyard of a food distribution center in Mogadishu. In a long article on Sunday and a string of posts on the Green blog this week, The Times has given readers a large body of reporting and analysis on the global food situation, including the risk to the food supply from climate change. I would like to end that run of coverage by pointing concerned readers toward the best thinking out there that tries to answer this question: What do we need to do? For a sweeping overview of the risks we face and the potential solutions, the place to start is the document known as the Beddington report. It was compiled by the British government under the auspices of the chief science adviser, Sir John Beddington. In addition to the report itself, the home page for Global Food and Farming Futures offers links to do...

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