Our Coming Food Crisis - NYTimes.com
[Gary Paul Nabhan] The problem isn’t spiking temperatures, but a new reality in which long stretches of triple-digit days are common — threatening not only the lives of the millions of people who live there, but also a cornerstone of the American food supply.July 10, 2013: Exercise Up in U.S., But So Is Obesity: Report – WebMD
It’s now up to our political and business leaders to get their heads out of the hot sand and do something tangible to implement climate change policy and practices before farmers, ranchers and consumers are further affected.
WEDNESDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Although Americans are exercising more, the obesity epidemic continues to expand, University of Washington researchers report.July 19, 2013: Corn Traders Most Bearish Since 2009 as Weather Aids U.S. Crop - Bloomberg
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, and obesity contributes to serious chronic illnesses, high medical costs and premature death.
Corn traders are the most bearish since 2009 as warm, wet weather in the U.S. boosts expectations that the world’s top grower will harvest a record crop.