Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter 1 Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   1 comment

Brutal Droughts, Worsened By Global Warming, Threaten Food Production Around The World

Quicklink submitted By       Message Amanda Lang     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 5
Become a Fan
  (9 fans)
"Feeding some 9 billion people by mid-century in the face of a rapidly worsening climate may well be the greatest challenge the human race has ever faced." As far back as 1990, NASA scientists projected that severe to extreme drought in the United States, then occurring every 20 years or so, could become an every-other-year phenomenon by mid-century if temperatures kept rising. They did.
In fact, a major 2011 NOAA report concluded, human-caused climate change is already a major factor in more frequent Mediterranean droughts...

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At thinkprogress.org

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -