Browsing the "crop failures" Tag

string(0) "" Loading...

Crop Failures to Increase Due to Global Weirding

As we’ve written a few times on Planetsave, one big effect of global weirding is likely to be massive crop failures. Rudy Ruitenberg of Bloomberg recently reported: Crop failures such as this year in Russia are likely to become more common as climate change causes more extreme weather with heat and drought stress, according to […]

October 23rd

'Devastating Climate Shock' Needed to Spur Climate Change Policy

In his alarm-ringing NY Times op-ed on Climate Change, professor Homer-Dixon* draws a comparison with the 2008 financial “meltdown” which finally led to new financial regulations, even though warnings of a housing bubble (and an emerging recession) were being made prior to the crisis. He advocates societies designing a contingency plan (‘Plan Z’ ) to deal with the immediate after-effects of one or more climate change disasters.

August 23rd

Global Warming Effects and Causes: A Top 10 List

One of the biggest issues facing us right now is global warming. Its effects on animals and on agriculture are indeed frightening, and the effects on the human population are even scarier.┬áThe facts about global warming are often debated in politics and the media, but, unfortunately, even if we disagree about the causes, global warming […]

June 7th