Global food crisis

Will the 2012 U.S. Drought and Other Extreme Weather Events Trigger Another Global Food Crisis?

, lead economist and climate policy manager

The impact of the 2012 drought on U.S. crops and livestock has been in the headlines for weeks now. Today the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released its monthly food price index, showing a sharp increase of 6 percent in July, which raises serious concerns that we might be on the brink of a global food crisis. Read more >

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