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customers’ purchases of healthy foods at farmers markets, to citywide composting initiatives, and much more. Whereas food was previously bracketed out of environmental regulations that focused on water, air, waste, toxics, and endangered species, those silos are beginning to break apart, and cross-cutting issues like climate change and food systems are shifting the way we think about the environment. Food system activists care about local, urban food-producing spaces (farms, gardens), but they also care about forming ties to regional farmers who work outside of

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on Global Climate Change and Food Security,” Science 304, no. 5677 (June 11, 2004): 1623–27, https://doi.org/10.1126/ science.1097396. 15 . Ephraim Nkonya et al., “Global Cost of Land Degradation,” in Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement—A Global Assessment for Sustainable Develop- ment (Cham, Switzerland: Springer International, 2016), 117–65, https://doi.org/ 10.1007/978-3-319-19168-3_6. 16 . H. Eswaran, R. Lal, and P. F. Reich, “Land Degradation: An Overview,” in Responses to Land Degradation. Proc. 2nd. International Conference on Land

on Global Climate Change and Food Security,” Science 304, no. 5677 (June 11, 2004): 1623–27, https://doi.org/10.1126/ science.1097396. 15 . Ephraim Nkonya et al., “Global Cost of Land Degradation,” in Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement—A Global Assessment for Sustainable Develop- ment (Cham, Switzerland: Springer International, 2016), 117–65, https://doi.org/ 10.1007/978-3-319-19168-3_6. 16 . H. Eswaran, R. Lal, and P. F. Reich, “Land Degradation: An Overview,” in Responses to Land Degradation. Proc. 2nd. International Conference on Land

, 19, 207 chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), 238 climate change: and food system, 23–24, 216, 218, 228–30, 229 f, 232 f ; government policies to reduce, 232; positive impact of agriculture on, 231–32; and water shortages, 224 “club goods,” 291 coalitions, policy analysis and, 51–52 Codex Alimentarius Commission, 15, 288 collective landownership, 204 Colombia: credit subsidies in, 198; farm size in, 193 f ; GM crops in, 292 communal landownership, 204, 240–41 complex systems approach, 11–15; conceptual framework in, 13; costs of ignoring, 14–15; and