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Why a changing climate might mean less chocolate in the future : Short Wave

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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Why a changing climate might mean less chocolate in the future Chocolate may never be the same. The majority of chocolate is made in just two countries and erratic weather from climate change is decreasing cocoa production. A handful of extreme weather events—from drought to heavy rainfall—could have lasting effects on the chocolate industry. Yasmin Tayag, a food, health and science writer at The Atlantic, talks to host Emily Kwong about the cocoa shortage: What's causing it, how it's linked to poor farming conditions and potential solutions. Plus, they enjoy...

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https://npr.org/2024/05/15/1198909986/chocolate-cocoa-prices-shortage-climate-change

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