food shocks

Global warming increases 'food shocks' threat

Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

US scientists warn on 'dustbowl' risk

US scientists have modelled how a 1930s-like "dustbowl" drought might impact American agriculture today, and found it to be just as damaging.

August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015

Global warming increases 'food shocks' threat

Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.