All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘california farmers’

California Farmers Fear A 21st Century Dust Bowl

Back in the 1930s, a major drought hit the United States, causing farmland to dry up to the point where there was only dirt in the place of once healthy crops. The loose soil contributed to terrible dust storms, which helped give a name to the devastation. The “Dust Bowl” has since become synonymous with the Great Depression and a …

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Chipotle Guacamole at Risk Due to Climate Change

According to Chipotle’s annual report released last month that was recently highlighted by the liberal blog ThinkProgress, guacamole could be removed from the menu as a result of global warming. The restaurant chain said it uses 97,000 pounds of avocado per day (which amounts to 18 tons per year), and almost 70 pounds in just one batch of guacamole. While …

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