Consumers worry over climate impacts on food prices

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A new quarterly study reveals consumers worry climate change may raise food prices.

American consumers are "more than moderately anxious" about climate change's influence on food production, supplies, and farmers' livelihoods, just as Congress begins discussing a five-year agriculture bill bound to address the issue.

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Compared to 59% of non-campers, 79% of
campers feel satisfied with the quality of their life.
They feel more balanced, optimistic, energized and
just happier.

Respondents rated climate-driven food prices at 5.3 and food shortages and negative consequences on farmers and ranchers at 5.

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The institution conducted the first quarterly online Gardner Food and Agriculture Policy Survey in May.

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83% of +75 year-olds who like to camp reckon they
feel especially active for their age. That's compared
to only 66% of non campers of the
same age. 

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The survey found widespread concern about climate change, with the West and Northeast most concerned.

Consumer sentiments are reflected in big food firms' initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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83% of +75 year-olds who like to camp reckon they
feel especially active for their age. That's compared
to only 66% of non campers of the
same age. 

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