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Global Warming Will Cut Wheat Yields, Research Shows

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the guardian Combining wheat in Manitoba, Canada.  Larry Powell PinP photo. Production of wheat – one of the world’s most important staple crops – is set to fall by 6% for every 1C rise in temperature, say scientists. Story here.

Fracking Fumes: Where There's a Well, All is Not Well

Inside Climate News After analyzing 24 scientific studies, the Natural Resources Defence Council finds plenty to worry about, from birth defects to deadly effects. Story here. Related: Fracking Dealt Another Setback by Quebec Report