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The Perfect Drought

Robert Walker | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Robert Walker

Six weeks ago, there was hardly a mention of drought in the Midwest. Four weeks ago, after record heat scorched crops, weather experts were talking about the worst drought in 24 years. Now, they're talking about the worst drought in over 50 years.

Food: What's Really Behind the Unrest in Egypt

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Rubin

When 40% of your population lives on less than $2 per day, soaring food prices isn't about cutting back on luxury spending.

The Top 10 Green Business Stories of 2010

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Here's my attempt to capture the most important stories that affected the greening of business in 2010 and my predictions for the future.

Cash-Strapped Farmers Say Screw Conservation

New York Times | DAVID STREITFELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Out on the farm, the ducks and pheasants are losing ground. Paul Devlin works at a bakery in Tampa, Fla. The bakery's owner said the price he paid fo...

Food Price Inflation Changes How We Shop

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Steadily rising food costs aren't just causing grocery shoppers to do a double-take at the checkout line _ they're also changing the very ways we feed...

Wheat Prices Surge To Record High

AP | LAUREN VILLAGRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wheat prices surged above $10 a bushel for the first time ever Monday amid concerns that strong demand globally could result in a grain shortage in th...