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Climate change to cut crop yields and drive up food prices

As news reports of dry weather driving up food prices continues to hit the headlines, new research has warned that climate change’s impact on food security could be higher than previously thought.

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Climate change a global security threat, warn senior military officials

Climate change and extreme weather represent huge threats to countries’ national security, senior military officials have warned.

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Drought stricken crops photo

Drought stricken crops Creative Commons: US Department of Agriculture, 2012 Source: Flickr

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Flooding photo

Flooding in the UK Creative Commons: Cheltenham Borough Council, 2007 Source: Flickr

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Droughts have become more frequent in Eastern Africa. >> Truth-out.org

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Record autumn floods in England and Wales in 2000 have been shown to be 20 to 90 percent caused by climate change (depending on the model run). >> Truth-out.org

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Extreme precipitation events ( the upper 0.1% of daily rain events) have increased 33% over the past 100 years in the United States. >> Truth-out.org

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Extreme winter precipitation (less than two percent of storms) has increased eight-fold in Europe in the las 150 years. >> Truth-out.org

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A significant intensification in the Bermuda High (over the east central Atlantic) in recent decades has more then doubled abnormally wet or dry summer weather in the southeastern United States >> Truth-out.org

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Italian Climate Network

Italian Climate Network works to build a movement extended and incisive, leading to positive changes in society, economy and the transformation to a low-energy model of CO2. Follow: Italian Climate Network >>        

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