Crop Failures to Increase on Climate Change, Researchers Say

Bloomberg: Crop failures such as this year in Russia are likely to become more common as climate change causes more extreme weather with heat and drought stress, according to a study led by the U.K.'s University of Leeds. A simulation of climate change's effect on spring wheat in northeast China showed that in the worst case, more than 35 percent of crops may fail through 2099, compared with a baseline rate of about 13 percent, the study showed. "More extreme weather events are expected ......

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