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Begley: Global Warming and the Food Supply | Newsweek Voices - Sharon Begley |

Crops in the tropics will do worse, since extra heat where it's already hot hurts more than it helps.

Bush shifts on climate change -

Revising his stance on global warming, President Bush proposed a new target Wednesday for stopping the growth of the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.

Riots, instability spread as food prices skyrocket -

(CNN) -- Riots from Haiti to Bangladesh to Egypt over the soaring costs of basic foods have brought the issue to a boiling point and catapulted it to the forefront of the world's attention, the head of an agency focused on global development said Monday.

Storms cause damage in Texas, Oklahoma and Michigan -

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -- Powerful storms brought hail, heavy rain and possible tornadoes to Texas and Oklahoma, causing power outages for thousands of customers Thursday morning and at least one death.

Flooded Arkansas braces for more at week's end -

CLARENDON, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansans sandbagged their front doors and pumped out their flooded basements Wednesday as a historic crest on the White River moved downstream, and a flooding expert said the state will have to deal with high water for weeks.

Massive ice shelf on verge of breakup -

Some 220 square miles of ice has collapsed in Antarctica and an ice shelf about the size of Connecticut is "hanging by a thread," the British Antarctic Survey said Tuesday, blaming global warming.

Missouri, Ohio Valley Floodwaters Rise; Snow to Sock Chicago Worldwide

The flooding is responsible for 16 deaths and two people remain missing in the Midwest, the Associated Press reported. Floodwaters in parts of Southeastern Missouri are expected to rise to 12.5 feet (3.81 meters) above flood stage, said Accuweather meteorologist Kerry Schwindenhammer.

Snow closes Arkansas schools -

At least 11 inches of snow fell at Russellville in west-central Arkansas, state highway department spokesman Randy Ort said.

Snow smothers Great Lakes, storms pound South -

A broad storm system spread heavy snow across the Great Lakes region Tuesday and fired up violent thunderstorms that knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses in the Southeast.