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Nutrition will suffer as warming affects diet

Friday 11 Aug 17 11:00am

Rice, here in Indonesia, is one of the staples a warming climate will affect | Dohduhdah


By TIM RADFORD | Global warming and climate change are not the only threats linked to greenhouse gas emissions: there is also the knowledge that warming affects diet.

Higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere also mean that wheat, rice, maize, potatoes and other staples will grow with lower levels of protein – and by 2050, an extra 150 million people in 47 countries will be at greater risk of malnutrition.

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