Could Global Warning Ruin Bread As We Know It?

June 26, 2015

Bad news for baguette lovers.

The causes of global warming remain a hotly debated issue, but nonetheless, climate change is happening all around us — and if the threat of rising sea levels doesn’t scare you, maybe this will. An Australian research group found that rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere — the effect of increasingly more humans burning increasingly more fossil fuels — could dramatically affect the bread-making process, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

A research group at the Australian Grains Free Air CO₂ Enrichment facility in Victoria is “studying the effect elevated carbon dioxide will…