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Commentary: Drought Influenced Syrian Civil War; So What, Says U.S. Congress

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U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial. Photo…

California Drought Effect on Food Prices – Not Much

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Groundwater, food imports, low fuel prices, and a strong American dollar have more influence on prices than drought.
A South American drought keeps global grain reserves tight, but it could mean good things for North American corn producers.

World Food Supplies Recover From Drought and Reach 15-Year High

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Water scarcity and extreme weather are two reasons that food prices will stay high, however.

Report: Syria’s Food Security Worsens Due to Drought and Conflict

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Food prices set to climb as production of wheat and other staple…

Global Grain Reserves Are Low; Legacy of U.S. Drought

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Dwindling water supplies, low grain supplies, high prices for bread, meat, milk are outcomes of one of the worst droughts in the American history.

Report: From Steak to Cereal, U.S. Drought Inflates Food Prices

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U.S. consumers have just started to feel the effects of last summer’s drought at the supermarket. Prices are expected to continue increasing throughout 2013.

Director of National Intelligence: Water Still a U.S. National Security Concern

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The U.S. intelligence community reiterates that the basic necessities…

The Stream, January 11: Global Food Price Index Falls

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U.S. Drought The Food Price Index for December 2012, released…

The Stream, November 20: Greenhouse Gases Record High in 2011

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According to the BBC the World Meteorological Organization's…

The Stream, October 10: Water and the State of Hunger

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Food Security Approximately 12.5 percent of the global population--or…

The Stream, October 4: Vivid Fall Foliage a Hidden Drought Benefit

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Conditions are ideal this year for brilliant fall foliage, National…

The Stream, September 19: A $700 Million Water Pipeline to Cyprus

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Turkey is building a $US 700 million pipeline to transfer water…