Five Charts that show why our food is not ready for the climate crisis

  • by The Guardian
  • 22-Apr-2022 12:00

Crops are already seeing losses from heat and drought. Can genetic diversity – a return to foods’ origins – help combat the climate challenges ahead?

Five key points:

  1. Once there were hundreds of different types of corn;
  2. Food production losses due to climate are already happening;
  3. Diets in different countries started out different. Now they overlap;
  4. Uniformity now rules – reducing resilience;
  5. Our favorite coffee is threatened by drought and hurricanes.


The race to save genetic diversity – all is not lost! 

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