Malnutrition and Global Hunger: The Significance of Global Warming

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Essay #: 058413
Total text length is 8,909 characters (approximately 6.1 pages).

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Abstract
This paper shall examine the twin issues of malnutrition and global hunger within the context of global warming. Specifically, the author will argue that global warming represents one of the most significant threats to long-term food security under the current global agricultural model. Unless changes are made to the business-as-usual approach to combatting malnutrition, global warming threatens to make an already bad problem much worse.
Malnutrition and Global Hunger: The Significance of Global Warming
Food security is threatened globally by persistent hunger and malnutrition, particularly in the developing world. In places where malnutrition continues to be a significant public health crisis, global efforts have been made in...
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..... malnourishment in those regions already struggling to provide enough food for everyone.
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