World’s supply of vegetables plummets because of climate change

World’s supply of vegetables plummets because of climate change. Vegetables could be in short supply by 2050 as a result of climate change, water shortage and loss of biodiversity, a study suggests.

Global average yields of vegetables is predicted to be reduced to 35% and legumes such as soy beans and lentils to 9%.

There could be a knock-on effect on public health as key ingredients of a healthy diet become more limited, scientists warn.

Lead scientist Dr Pauline Scheelbeek said:

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  1. What crap – "plummets" and "could be in short supply by 2050" If CO2 is doing anything it is making the world greener and increasing yield.

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