warming wheat

Warming the world’s food supply

By Olive Heffernan.  February 2013, Yale Environment 360.

One of the few potential advantages attributed to soaring carbon dioxide levels has been enhanced crop growth. Researcher Stephen Long talks about his research showing why rising temperatures and an increase in agricultural pests may offset any future productivity gains. Read the full article here.

 

Olive Heffernan

Olive Heffernan is a London-based freelance environment writer. Olive mostly writes about climate change and its impacts, but also writes more broadly on sustainable resource use. Here you can find an archive of her recent articles, link to her Twitter feed and her blog.

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