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North Korea reports worst drought in 100 years

Reuters echoes reports of a drought in North Korea by its state news agency: North Korea said on Tuesday it has been hit by the worst drought in a century, compounding chronic food shortages in the reclusive country where almost … Continue reading

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Extreme heat to become more common in our changing world.

As reported by Climate Central, a recent land temperature analysis covering the years 1979 – 2012 indicates that instances of extreme heat are becoming more common worldwide: “This study shows that the frequency of hot extremes over land has continued … Continue reading

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Report claims cereal prices will surge 44 per cent.

The charity Oxfam has claimed that the effects of climate change could cause a price rise of 44% over today’s prices for many cereals and has called on the “big 10” food companies to curb their emissions: “The charity has … Continue reading

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