Climate change poses a serious threat to global wheat crops

December 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Green

New studies reveal that increasing global temperatures are likely to put a damper on wheat crop yields. A six percent reduction in yields is expected for each 1.8 degree F (1 degree C) increase in temperature. Considering that current emissions levels could eventually lead to a global temperature increase of 9 degrees F (5 degrees C), this is very bad news. Read the rest of Climate change poses a serious threat to global wheat crops Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , Environment , food , food crops , food supply , global temperatures , global warming , greenhouse gas emissions , hunger , population , wheat , wheat crops

See the original post here:
Climate change poses a serious threat to global wheat crops

Comments

Comments are closed.



Bad Behavior has blocked 1409 access attempts in the last 7 days.