Global warming will cut crop harvests by 2% each decade

grain.jpeg The research, conducted by Australian, British and American scientists, found that the situation will worsen in the second half of the century, with tropical areas worse hit than temperate regions. An analysis of more than 1,700 simulations found that across all regions and all crops, including wheat, maize and rice, yields will drop by 2% each decade, based on a 2C rise by 2050. [From Global warming will cut crop harvests by 2% each decade, researchers say | World news | theguardian.com ]

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The research, conducted by Australian, British and American scientists, found that the situation will worsen in the second half of the century, with tropical areas worse hit than temperate regions.

An analysis of more than 1,700 simulations found that across all regions and all crops, including wheat, maize and rice, yields will drop by 2% each decade, based on a 2C rise by 2050.

[From Global warming will cut crop harvests by 2% each decade, researchers say | World news | theguardian.com]