Food shortages to threaten half Mankind by 2100

According to a new study carried out by the University of Washington half of world’s population could face a food crisis by 2100. This may occur as rising temperatures would decrease crops yields in the tropics and subtropics. This is most worrying as the populations in these regions are growing at the fastest rate and… Continue reading Food shortages to threaten half Mankind by 2100

Soaring cereal bills and the riots of hunger

The prices of cereals keep on increasing in an important way and numerous riots of hungers already occured in many countries of South America, Africa and Asia. Biofuels aren’t the only reason for such increases – we will see below that many other factors were also involved – but they contribute in an important way.… Continue reading Soaring cereal bills and the riots of hunger