Climate change causing farms to fall short on tomatoes, almonds, and coffee demand, say scientists
Take the case of tomatoes in
However last year, farms in northern Italy were 19 per cent under the contracted volumes and sadly, this is expected to decline even further.
This is because the climate, that was once a warm paradise perfect to grow the fruit, is now becoming colder and more susceptible to rain.
These lower temperatures are slowing the ripening process of the fruit, and in 2019 less than half of the contracted volumes were produced on time.
If this continues to happen, the supermarket prices will continue to increase and "we could begin to see shortages on the shelves".
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Italy's forests have also declined in recent years because cows in Italy, which are used to produce afine leather goods,' are needing the space to be reared.
This, in turn, has decreased the amount of oxygen and CO2 in the air. This will have a negative effect on citizens' health -- polluted air cannot just exacerbate existing respiratory illnesses but also cause them.
The global climate is predicted to change drastically in years to come due to the effects of human-caused climate change.
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But how will the effects of climate change present itself in the food industry?
Besides tomatoes, almonds, coffee, hazelnuts and soybeans are among some of the produce most affected by climate change.
However, the growing process of almonds is lengthy and requires a lot of both physical and human energy.
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