Wednesday, October 30, 2013


Frost bites New South Wales crops - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Severe and widespread frost has ruined hundred of thousands of hectares of crop across New South Wales and Victoria costing producers millions of dollars.
Rajendra Pachauri raises concerns over impact of climate change
He said disaster events like heat waves and high precipitation are also on the rise.
China’s anti-pollution drive risks running out of gas - Reuters News - Point Carbon
BEIJING, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A chronic shortage of natural gas is hurting China's plan to move away from burning coal to heat homes and offices, raising the prospect of more choking air pollution this winter and beyond.
Rapidly advancing US maize crop sends prices tumbling
Maize (corn) futures in the US have tumbled to their lowest level for three years in trading as the pace of the record high domestic harvest exceeded traders' expectations.

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