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Climate Change Could Make Food Taste Worse, Report Warns

Not only will some foods become scarcer as the planet warms, they’ll also become less tasty too, according to a new report.

Published Monday by scientists from the University of Melbourne, the report looked at how climate change will affect food production in Australia. The scientists found that a variety of foods will be impacted by higher temperatures, more common heat waves and less reliable rainfall.

Higher temperatures will “adversely affect” the texture and flavor of carrots, for instance, and can also lead to deformed, lower quality eggplant.


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