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How Britain's taste for year-round asparagus is threatened by climate change

11 Dec 2014, Guardian, the

Experts warn that Peruvian production of the vegetable, which has soared in the past decade, is likely to be hit by extreme weather that scientists say will become more common due to global warming, reports The Guardian...


National Platform
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2007 340,000
Storm 1998 250,000
Flood 2007 30,000
Storm 2000 19,504
Storm 1996 12,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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