How could acid rain affect food supplies?

1 Answer
Nov 30, 2017

Acid rain can cause plants to die. As a large-area effect, acid rain has the potential to seriously decrease food production.


Because most (all?) of the water required to grow crops comes from rain (rain also fills the rivers and lakes), its acidification would affect all food crops as well as other natural plants.

Due to the normal time and seasons for growing food crops, eliminating even one or two seasons of products would result in severe famine.

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