Sachs: Alarming predictions will likely just grow our current system of food production,
exacerbating its environmental problems. The message should be that
our industrial food system is driving climate change
No matter how dire the facts, people still don’t seem to care enough about climate change to drive political action. If we want to make them care, we need to connect climate change to human impacts. Here’s a human impact: Climate change threatens food production. So we’ll get people to care by explaining that climate change may mean a future in which we won’t be able to produce enough food.