Study: Climate change threatens global banana shortage

Madeleine Cuff
clock
The banana boom enabled by warmer temperatures may be coming to an end | Credit: David Bebber
Image:

The banana boom enabled by warmer temperatures may be coming to an end | Credit: David Bebber

Largest banana-producing nations set to suffer 'significant declines' in yields as a result of a warming world

Bananas could be in short supply in a warmer world according to a new study released today by the University of Exeter, which suggests some of the world's largest banana exporters could see "significant...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Supply chain

Home Depot announces sustainability fixes across its business

Home Depot announces sustainability fixes across its business

US DIY retail giant publishes annual ESG Report, detailing how it has cut electricity usage by 50 per cent across its portfolio since 2010

clock 09 August 2022 • 2 min read
A woman loads garment products into a brick kiln located in Kandal Province, Cambodia

'Sickening': Textile waste from top global brands found burned in toxic kilns in Cambodia

Greenpeace investigation reveals textile waste from global brands such as Nike and Ralph Lauren is ended up being burned at sites in Asia

clock 08 August 2022 • 5 min read
'This is a BFD': Senate passes landmark climate bill that promises to slash emissions by 2030

'This is a BFD': Senate passes landmark climate bill that promises to slash emissions by 2030

Sweeping legislative package set to provide huge boost to US renewables and clean tech industries, reviving hopes world could deliver on global climate goals

James Murray
clock 08 August 2022 • 7 min read