Our Future May Hold Less Food, Thanks To Climate Change

ThinkProgress: September was the warmest on record for the Imperial Valley, with temperatures climbing over 90 degrees. That meant trouble for farmer Alex Jack. “It got so hot that we had a lot of problems with seeds not germinating,” said Jack, who grows lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, and other crops in a California desert region known for producing more than two-thirds of the vegetables consumed in the United States during the winter. To make matters worse, after dealing with unusual heat and a 60 percent......

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