Climate and Food – Evidence Free Posturing

Watts Up With That?

us grain yields and temperature

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

If there is one area of climate prediction which demonstrates how disconnected from evidence climate science has become, it is increasingly tattered predictions that climate might cause food shortages.

How Food Prices Will Be Affected by Climate Change, an Interview with Dr. Brian Gould

According to a 2015 report from the World Food Programme (WFP), climate change presents risks to the whole food system, from production, through distribution to consumption. Since the U.S. produces 40 percent of the world’s corn, production shocks in the U.S. impact global prices. The U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) reinforces that climate change is happening, yet uncertainties remain over the direction and magnitude of some changes. It is only a matter of time before food prices are discernibly affected. This impact could be a hardship for consumers.

According to Dr. Brian Gould, a professor in the Agricultural…

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