Last week, the day after Thanksgiving, US government agencies released the much anticipated Forth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) which assesses the state of the climate across the US. The report’s findings were bleak – stating in clear terms that without “substantial and sustained reductions” in greenhouse gas emissions, climate change will hurt people, economies, and resources across the country. Marcia DeLong, a Senior Scientist in the Food & Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), joins host Jenna Liut to discuss the myriad effects climate change will have on our food and agriculture systems.

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