Global warming and botanicals (Nutrition Business Journal)

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Global warming and botanicals (Nutrition Business Journal)

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Published: Monday, December 21, 2015

 Nutrition Business Journal
December 18, 2015

Global warming and botanicals 

One of the main forces contributing the increase in extreme weather globally is the warming of the earth's atmosphere. For every one degree centigrade increase in ocean surface temperature, researchers predict tropical storm wind speeds will increase up to 8 percent and rainfall rates will increase up to 18 percent*.

The effect on coastal population centers is obvious. The impact on the supply change is still playing out.


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