Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Nice timing: Just as we are bombarded with stories about record wheat crops around the world, warmist Mark Hertsgaard publishes a sob story about CO2 emissions resulting in "a world without pasta"

The End of Pasta - Newsweek and The Daily Beast
Temperatures are rising. Rainfalls are shifting. Droughts are intensifying. What will we eat when wheat won’t grow...A world without pasta seems inconceivable...
... “Rainfall patterns have shifted,” explains Professor Manthey. “It’s become too wet in eastern North Dakota for durum.”
Dec. 12, 2012:  Wheat exports may touch record 5 mn tonne
India's wheat exports are pegged to touch a record level of 5 million tonnes in the 2012-13 marketing season on the back of all time high harvest and large carryover stocks, United Nation's body FAO said.
Dec 12, 2012:  IGC sees bigger wheat crop in 2013/14
BASED on the progress of winter wheat crops, the International Grains Council (IGC) expects global wheat production next season to increase by 4% year-on-year, the organisation said in its first estimate of the 2013/14 crop year.
Dec 11, 2012: US, world wheat stocks swell, USDA says; prices slide
World wheat stocks surprise on bigger China, Australia, Canada crops

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