Pace of climate change too hot for crops

Categories: Big picture
Published on: October 8, 2016

Climate News Network / Tim Radford / 05 October 2016

wheat-climate-changeClimate change is happening faster than many species can adapt to − and climate is changing between 3,000 and 20,000 times faster than many grassland species can respond.

Since the grass family includes wheat, corn, rice, sorghum, oats, rye, barley and many other plants that underwrite human survival, this is serious news.