extreme weather

Rice to get costlier as weather, India’s farm perks threaten supply

Rice to get costlier as weather, India’s farm perks threaten supply

  • Rice is a staple for more than 3 billion people and nearly 90 percent of the water-intensive crop is produced in Asia, where the El Nino weather pattern usually brings lower rainfall.
By Reuters ·

World sees rapid upsurge in extreme weather: report

World sees rapid upsurge in extreme weather: report

By Marlowe Hood | AFP ·