Future of the Environment

How will climate change affect the number of insects?

Previous research projects that losses of crops to insects will increase from 10% to 25%. Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Esther Ndumi Ngumbi

Research Fellow, Auburn University

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a chart showing how global warming will change temperature, precipitation and soil moisture
With every increment of global warming, changes get larger in regional mean temperature, precipitation and soil moisture Image: IPCC: AR6 Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis

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