Mother Jones

THE FAULT IN OUR STARCH

Climate change is pumping our food full of carbs.

OF ALL THE INSULTS that greenhouse gases hurl at our food supply—a warming climate that triggers more severe droughts and floods in key agriculture regions like the Midwest and California, declining yields of staple crops—the most insidious may involve the deterioration of the nutritional quality of plants we eat. That’s the startling message of growing research led by Irakli Loladze, a mathematical biologist with joint appointments at the Bryan College

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