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Climate, Food, and Nutrition

(Photo courtesy of Keith Weller, USDA Agricultural Research Service)

In this podcast episode, we speak with plant physiologist Lewis Ziska, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental health sciences at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The podcast explains how climate change affects food systems and human health, including an increased risk of exposure to foodborne illnesses and a decrease of the overall nutrition.