Thanks to climate change, food could soon taste a lot worse

Australia is threatened by climate change
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A new report from climate scientists at the University of Melbourne claims that climate change will have devastating effects on Australia's food supply.

The report, Appetite for Change, says that vegetables, meat, and grains will lose their flavor and become worse in quality, thanks to extreme weather, warming oceans, and climate-related disease. Dairy will be particularly affected by rising temperatures, for example, while heat stress may cause chickens to yield lower-quality meat.

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