~15 min read · From 2017 · Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are not only causing global warming, they are actively harming the Earth’s food supply by depleting the nutrients in plants. Politico Pro agriculture reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich digs deep to explain how plants are in danger of becoming junk food. The air’s elevated levels of carbon dioxide are depleting crops’ minerals and vitamins and increasing their carbohydrate content. getAbstract recommends this article to people concerned about the falling nutritional content of the food on their plates.
~11 min read · From 2014 · Anthony Bourdain’s 1999 memoir about working in Manhattan restaurants. “Gastronomy is the science of pain. It was the unsavory side of professional cooking that attracted me to it in the first place.”