Feeding the world in a narrowing safe operating space

Dieter Gerten*, Matti Kummu

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

Abstract

Current world agriculture leads to planetary-boundary transgressions. Although achieving global food security within these environmental bounds is possible through sustainable transformations of the food system, Earth-system feedbacks could increasingly narrow the maneuvering space. Thus, improved understanding of cascading impacts of climate change and other boundary transgressions is imperative.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1193-1196
Number of pages4
JournalOne Earth
Volume4
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 2021
MoE publication typeB1 Article in a scientific magazine

Keywords

  • CLIMATE
  • planetary boundaries
  • food production
  • agriculture
  • resource management

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