Soaring Temperatures Force Coffee and
Tea Farmers to Abandon Traditional Plantations
Marrakech/Nairobi/Manila 8 November,
2001 - Harvests of some of the world's most important food crops could
fall by as much as a third in some crucial parts of the planet as a result
of climate change, scientists are warning.
The decline comes at a time when there
is an urgent need to raise yields to feed as growing, global, population.
The scientists have found evidence that
that rising temperatures, linked with emissions of greenhouse gases, can