Global and regional health effects of future food production under climate change: a modelling study

  title={Global and regional health effects of future food production under climate change: a modelling study},
  author={Marco Springmann and Daniel Mason-D’Croz and Sherman Robinson and Tara Garnett and H. Charles J. Godfray and Douglas Gollin and Mike Rayner and Paola Ballon and Peter Scarborough},
  journal={The Lancet},
BACKGROUND One of the most important consequences of climate change could be its effects on agriculture. Although much research has focused on questions of food security, less has been devoted to assessing the wider health impacts of future changes in agricultural production. In this modelling study, we estimate excess mortality attributable to agriculturally mediated changes in dietary and weight-related risk factors by cause of death for 155 world regions in the year 2050. METHODS For this… Expand
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