Anthropogenic Climate Change And Resource Scarcity
Ultimately, through analysing the associated issues, and examining related case studies, this essay aims to provide insight into the effects of anthropogenic climate change on resource scarcity and the consequent economic, political and social effects it will have on the international community.
To a large extent, food security and anthropogenic climate change are linked closely. There is a very clear causative link between anthropogenic climate change and food resource scarcity. As a result, food scarcity is one of the greatest issues brought about by climate change. This is due to the fact that climate change causes a rise in the likelihood of extreme weather events like drought and flooding, which pose a serious threat to food availability and accessibility. To illustrate the threat of food scarcity, this essay shall analyse the role of anthropogenic climate change as a causative factor behind political instability in the developing world. For instance, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has identified the ongoing drought in South Sudan as a significant contributor