Food and Agriculture Food and Agriculture

The New York Times Debate: On a Hotter Planet, the Onus of Transforming Food Systems Is on the Rich World.

5–5:45 p.m. G.M.T.
The Forum

Many developing countries have suffered a long history of war, colonialism, slavery, resource exploitation and trade monopolization. Given these past injustices, and the fact that developing countries cannot afford to depart from food systems as they are, many would argue that the responsibility to provide a new status quo lies with those most culpable for the current one. But does climate change, regardless of whose fault it is, require everyone to act at once, and as one? Could it be the sole agenda that eclipses all others?