Thursday, January 03, 2013

Bummer: CO2 made the 2012 weather so bad that the global corn crop finished #2 in the Earth's 4.5 billion year history?

Byron Wien Announces “The Ten Surprises” for 2013
7. Climate change contributes to another year of crop failures, resulting in grain and livestock prices rising significantly.
9/16/12:  USDA forecasts lower corn and soybean production
Globally, USDA is still projecting the second-largest corn crop in history. Production in Argentina is up more than 30 percent over last year, while Mexico increased output 19 percent, South Africa 17 percent, Canada 9 percent, and China 4 percent.  [Via DB]

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