Summary of Barack Obama on Food and Climate Change

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When former US President Barack Obama spoke at the Seeds & Chips Global Food Innovation Summit, he addressed some of the most pressing issues of society today: climate change, food and political instability, the refugee crisis, and the effects of technology and automation on the economy and the job market. While his solutions are neither comprehensive nor surprising, they do reflect a thoughtful synopsis of global issues and possible solutions. getAbstract recommends this transcript of his speech to industry leaders, activists and environmentalists.

 

In this summary, you will learn

  • Which issues former US President Barack Obama is most concerned about;
  • How technological advances in food production help to feed more people, mitigate food instability and protect the environment; and
  • What Obama plan to focus on over the next ten years.

 

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Barack Obama is a former president of the United States of America.

 

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Though many developed nations have made significant strides to mitigate climate change, it remains a significant issue. Among global warming’s most troubling consequences is the way it hurts food production and thus affects the poor. Food instability leads to political unrest, which influences migration; Europe is already feeling the effects.


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