High food prices contribute to MidEast unrest
We saw that oil prices are now back above $100 a barrel. Most unfortunately, food prices are also increasing, and this is a problem for the poorest populations of the globe, and this includes Egypt, the world biggest wheat importer.
As the leading blog Climate Progress noted recently : ” Leading experts, reported in the media, have made the case that high food prices are one of the triggers of MidEast unrest. “
Among the causes are the increased demand – Mankind will comprise seven billion people by year end – rising oil prices and climate change as it damages or decreases the harvests…