FOODS WE’LL BE EATING LESS OF
You wouldn’t know it by the ever-rising number of coffee shops, but soon there may not be enough coffee to go around. Extreme weather and proliferating pests are making crop yields unreliable, which means prices are being pushed up. Switching to the hardier Coffea robusta variety will help keep the baristas in business, but we can expect a harsher, inferior flavour.
Farmers in West Africa are being hit hard by climate change, and land is being gobbled up with unsustainable farming practices. We are facing a global cocoa bean shortfall of one million tonnes by 2020.