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As our planet warms up, extreme and unpredictable weather is disrupting growing seasons, killing livestock and destroying harvests.
By moving away from dirty coal burning power stations to clean ones, rich countries can pave the way for a global solution to climate change.
To slow climate change and give poor food producers a fighting change, we need policy makers to be ambitious and forward thinking.
Virginia Ñuñonca, a farmer and community leader in the Peruvian highlands, has experienced first-hand the single biggest threat to the fight against hunger: climate change. Around the world, extreme weather and unpredictable seasons are causing chaos for farmers. Food prices are going up. Food quality is going down. Soon climate change will affect what all of us eat.
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