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World hunger is on the rise - and climate change is to blame

A study found that overall climate change is reducing global production of staples such as rice and wheat. Image: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Deepak Ray

Senior scientist, University of Minnesota

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Climate change is boosting maize (corn) yields in parts of the U.S., Latin America and Asia, but sharply reducing them elsewhere. Image: Ray et al., 2019 CC BY
Climate change is reducing U.S. soybean yields in southern and eastern states (red areas) and expanding them to the north and west (green areas). Image: Deepak Ray, CC BY-ND
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