U.N. panel’s warning on climate crisis: Worst is yet to come

Throughout the twenty-first century, climate change impacts are projected to slow down economic growth, make poverty reduction more difficult, further erode food security, and prolong existing and create new poverty traps, the latter particularly in urban areas and emerging hotspots of hunger.

— Excerpt from the latest report compiled by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, warning that the worst effects of the climate crisis are yet to be felt. Many anti-hunger activists fear hunger could become an insolvable problem if we do not change our polluting ways.