Opinion How Fiery Desert Chilis can Protect Us from Climate Change

A landscape of thorny agaves, cacti, mesquite trees, and rock is not the first place one might imagine searching for the future of food. How could such a hot, dry place contain some of the keys to nourishing the world?

While these wild chili plants are important in the region, what of its contribution to the future of food around the world? The answer is resilience.