Specialists confirm that the tea sector will be greatly impacted by climate change if no preventive measures are taken. For example, increased vulnerability to insects or lower quality leaves are just a few problems the industry is going to face.
We have already mentioned that honeybees are in danger. There are different underlying reasons, but global warming is partly to blame too.
This study discovered that rising levels of CO2 reduce the protein in pollen, the main food source among bees. In the worst case, this problem can lead to their dying-off since they will fail to get enough nutrition.
Rice crops are also under the threat of decline by 20-40%. But there is another crucial problem people can face. According to this article, rice can become less nutritious because of the rising concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.