Sunday, September 22, 2013

Oxfam: CO2 to cause "shorter growing periods"

Hunger Seen Worsening by Oxfam as Climate Change Heats Up World - Bloomberg
The number of people at risk of hunger may climb by 10 percent to 20 percent by 2050 as a result of climate change, with daily per-capita calorie availability falling across the world, Oxfam wrote in an e-mailed report today.
“These creeping, insidious changes in the seasons, such as longer, hotter dry periods, shorter growing periods and unpredictable rainfall patterns are bewildering farmers,” the group wrote.

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