Drought

New Research Warns Severe Climate-Related Droughts Could Threaten 60% of Global Wheat Crop by 2100

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
New research published in the journal Scientific Advances raises concerns about how droughts will impact the world's wheat production—and food security—in the coming decades. (Photo: Pixabay)

Even with ambitious global efforts to limit emissions, the study warns, "the increase in the frequency and extent of adverse weather extremes and related shocks on the production side would be unprecedented."

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