World Dares Another Food Crisis

The world could be facing its third major global food crisis within the past five years as climate change has driven extreme drought and abnormally high temperatures across the grain producing areas of the United States, Brazil, Russia and Ukraine. In particular, 31 states in the US Midwest – which happen to be the epicenter of US climate change denial on the part of Republican lawmakers – have been hit with the driest conditions in 56 years, according to a report issued last week by the Seoul-based Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI).

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