Prioritizing climate change adaptation needs for food security - Policy Brief

The potential impact of climate change on the world’s poor is a topic with wide and growing interest, but there remains much uncertainty about how specifically to adapt to a changing climate. Food security impacts are a particular concern, as hundreds of millions of people who struggle to get by in the current climate may be faced with more frequent droughts, flooding, and heat waves that can devastate crop harvests. The humanitarian, environmental, and security implications of these impacts could be enormous.