Lenore Newman

Farms surrounded by floodwaters in Abbotsford, B.C., on Wednesday (Darryl Dyck/CP)

The B.C. floods are a mere hint of what climate change could do to the food supply

Barren store shelves will refill, and farmers will rebound in the short term, says food security expert Lenore Newman. But the system just can’t take disaster after disaster.