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Corn Drought

The Hunger Wars in Our Future

Michael T. Klare | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Michael T. Klare

The Great Drought of 2012 has yet to come to an end, but we already know that its consequences will be severe. With more than one-half of America's counties designated as drought disaster areas, the 2012 harvest of corn and other food staples is guaranteed to fall far short of predictions.

The Oxygen Planet Struts Its Stuff

William deBuys | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
William deBuys

This summer's conditions may indeed be perfect for fire in the Southwest and West, but if you think of it as a "storm," perfect or otherwise -- that is, sudden, violent, and temporary -- then you don't understand what's happening in this country or on this planet.

Monsanto Plans Biotech Crop Tests

AP | BLAKE NICHOLSON | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Seed giant Monsanto Co. plans large-scale tests this year of the first government-approved biotech crop developed to deal with...