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Climate Havoc

Mar 11, 2018

Study indicated climate change will wreak havoc on California agriculture: “The California we know is the breadbasket of the nation, producing more than two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts, including almonds, pistachios, oranges, apricots, nectarines and prunes, and more than a third of its vegetables, including artichokes, broccoli, spinach and carrots. It’s all valued at more than $50 billion a year. That’s the assessment of a recent paper by a University of California team led by Tapan Pathak of UC Merced. But the researchers focused on a different aspect of California agriculture: You can kiss much of it goodbye because of climate change. … ” Read more from the LA Times here: Study indicated climate change will wreak havoc on California agriculture

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