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Cooking up a storm: The climate threat to food supply chains

Harvests are being destroyed by climate change-fuelled extremes, with major growing countries seeing the effects of drought, heat and floods. The cost of these impacts is already being felt by farmers and consumers across the world, who are seeing how the price of everyday foods soars.

A significant portion of the fruit, vegetables, and protein products — specifically, 22% (UK), 15% (Germany), and 23% (Italy) — originate from countries with high climate change vulnerability and low climate readiness levels.