Climate change could halve crop production in southern Europe by 2050, report warns

Climate change

Europe needs to reshape its agricultural sector, the European Environmental Agency (EEA) warned on Wednesday, as climate change could halve production of cereals in southern Europe pushing food prices higher.

Extreme weather events such as the heatwaves Europe experienced this summer have resulted in huge economic losses for farmers in the European Union which look set to continue, the EEA report states.

Source: Euro News

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