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Rising CO2 Levels May Cut Nutrient Levels In Crops

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may cut the nutritional quality of some of the w...

Emily Swanson

Americans See Climate Change As Serious Threat, But Not Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

Americans believe that climate change will have serious consequences for the United States, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But there's a catch: Mos...

'The Rambo Of Food Crops' Good Bet For Threatened Farmers

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Calling cassava "the Rambo of food crops," scientists Monday said the long-neglected root becomes even more productive in hotter...

Global Warming Causing Food Prices To Rise

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.05.2011 | Green

Over the last few decades, global warming has hindered the world's food production causing prices to rise, new research reveals. The study, which N...

USDA's $60 Million Research

AP | By STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MINNEAPOLIS -- The federal government is investing $60 million in three major studies on the effects of climate change on crops and forests to help en...