7 unexpected side-effects of climate change

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Author: Ian Shine, Senior Writer, Formative Content

  • Climate change is having some unexpected effects around the world.
  • It is impacting everything from the sex and size of animals to the state of wine and coffee crops.
  • It’s also making flights a lot bumpier and lightning strikes more frequent.

Sex-changing lizards, shrinking goats and the worsening quality of wine were not top of the agenda at COP27, but as the consequences of climate change become more severe, we’re likely to see some unusual effects.

Here are seven unexpected things that climate change is doing to our world:

1. Sex-changing lizards

The bearded dragon is a lizard that is native to Australia. As with some other reptiles, the sex of its embryos is affected by temperature. When it gets…

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