Food Security

Most predictions of the effects of climate change on agricultural productivity are based on studies undertaken in developing nations with few conducted on temperate regions such as British Columbia (BC). This lack of attention, along with uncertainty about how climate change will unfold in different regions of the province, makes it difficult to predict future impacts on food security.

To gauge such impacts, we must first understand the province’s current system of food production, import and export and identify the future non-climatic demands on this system...