Climate change endangers chocolate too

Everybody loves chocolate but to TreeHugger : “ The world’s cocoa supply could be in danger from climate change, according to a new study from the CIAT, which says that prices are likely to skyrocket if preventative measures aren’t taken.”

” The report predicts that the expected temperature increase of more than two degrees by 2050 will leave many cocoa-producing areas in West Africa too hot to continue growing the crop. And the report says the decline could begin as soon as 2030.”

Of course the impact of climate change on chocolate harvests is trivial in comparison to what it could mean for all of us and our very civilization. But nonetheless, I consider this should motivate people to do more…

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