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Global warming reduces protein in key crops – study

wheat field in trud, bulgaria
TOP CROP. A harvester works in a field of wheat near the southern village of Trud, Bulgaria on July 5, 2016. File photo by Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP

Researchers say they still don’t understand how or why carbon dioxide emissions sap protein and other nutrients from plants, but the mystery is one that could have devastating consequences across the globe

MIAMI, USA (Aug. 2, 2017) — Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving vulnerable populations at risk of growth stunting and early death, experts warned Wednesday, August 2. Continue reading Global warming reduces protein in key crops – study