Food shortages (Medium)
Do you know where the food you buy in the supermarket comes from? Will it always be available? With changes in the world economy, inflation, and the effects of climate change, is there a risk of recurring food shortages in many parts of the world? Rob and Neil talk about it and teach you vocabulary along the way.
This week’s question
There’s an English expression about the dangers of not having enough food for everyone: ‘we are only nine meals away…’ but, ‘away from’ what?
a) a revolution
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
situation where not enough food is produced
since records began
used to show the point in the past when people started keeping written accounts of events, rather than just remembering the in their heads, in order to be able to use that information in the future.
large greenhouse; building with glass sides used for the commercial growing of fruit and vegetables
step up (to)
start taking responsibility to act to improve a situation
the variety of the number and types of plants and animals that live in the Earth’s natural environment
clever and quick-thinking
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