6 Ways Climate Change May Affect You

We are all aware of the effects of climate change now, but it is interesting to see how it might affect us in decades to come.

National Geographic Daily News created a list of six major changes with slides.  The first slide discusses the effect of climate change on agriculture.  According to this news item, climate change will cause declines in yields of certain crops, and increases in others.  Climate change is likely linked to declining bee populations, which results in insufficient crop pollination.  In the future, it will also affect:

"food processing, storage, and transportation—industries that require an increasing amount of expensive water and energy as global demand rises—leading to higher food prices."

Click through the slideshow to see how climate change might affect you.

 

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