Asia ‘will be hit hard by drought in 2020s’

SciDev.Net: Asia's wheat and maize production will be severely affected by climate change as early as the 2020s -- with potentially devastating impacts on food security, a report warns. Previous climate change projections have covered long periods: for example, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change focuses on predicting changes for the period 2050--2100. The new report -- 'Food Security: Near future projections of the impact of drought in Asia' -- focuses on the 2020s, and highlights the areas......

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