Spread of drylands will hit poorer nations hardest

Global warming, increasing aridity and rapidly expanding human population will lead to drylands covering half of the Earth’s land surface by the end of this century.  From: climatenewsnetwork.net

GR:  Desertification has been increasing rapidly in recent years as farming has spread into marginal areas susceptible to rapid erosion.  The headline suggests that poor people in the U. S. and other countries will not be affected by rising food prices.  But of course they will.


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