Troubling new research says global warming will cut wheat yields

Observant aliens visiting Earth and studying its civilizations would probably be pretty obsessed with wheat. They couldn’t fail to note how staggeringly many people we feed with the crop on this planet.

“Wheat is one of the main staple crops in the world and provides 20% of daily protein and calories,” notes the Wheat Initiative, a project launched by G20 agricultural ministers.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/05/11/troubling-new-study-suggests-global-warming-will-reduce-wheat-yields/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=post&utm_term=non%20heat%20resistant%20wheatanoid&utm_campaign=Food&__surl__=IgDTJ&__ots__=1431523429946&__step__=1

Kevin Jaako (CC BY-NC 2.0)

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