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Asahichief warnsclimate change could lead to beershortages
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Asahichief warnsclimate change could lead to beershortages

Asahi’s chief executive has warned that climate change could lead to beer shortages as warmer temperatures hit barley and hops supplies around the world.Atsushi Katsuki, who has headed the Japanese brewer since 2021, said analysis conducted by the company found that global warming was set to reduce barley yields and the quality of hops significantly...

Climate Change Is Helping Pests and Diseases Destroy Our Food
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Climate Change Is Helping Pests and Diseases Destroy Our Food

Pests and diseases are exacerbating crop shortages that have sent prices for goods likecocoa, olive oil and orange juice soaring. That’s set to become even more prevalent asextreme weather events multiply.Already, plant diseases cost the global economy over $220 billion every year, andinvasive insects at least $70 billion, according to the UN’s Food and AgricultureOrganization....