Commenting on the IPCC’s climate change and land report, Lit Ping Low, sustainability and climate change assistant director at PwC, said:
“Based on the available evidence, the IPCC has identified a long list of measures which can support climate change action as well as improve food security and protect against desertification and land degradation. However some of the more often-cited measures in tackling climate change, such as switching from fossil fuel to biofuels, reforestation and afforestation, may involve more difficult trade-offs particularly in addressing global food security. The tension between feeding a growing population with a rising middle class versus protecting the global climate systems will require a combination of strong and long-term political will, innovative technology, policy and financial incentives.”
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