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Higher Temperatures Seen Reducing Global Harvests

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Science  09 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5911, pp. 193
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5911.193

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In a paper appearing on page 240 of this week's issue of Science, researchers apply 23 global climate models used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to estimate end-of-century temperatures. Their conclusions with regard to agriculture are sobering.