Monday, September 10, 2012
Climate change, drought: rising corn costs
America's corn harvest may be under way, but a summer drought has withered away much of the nation's expected yield. As a result, the price of corn is up as much as 40 per cent over last year. That's a problem because corn is a key ingredient in almost everything, from ketchup to coca-cola. Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports.
Posted by The Progressive Rambler at 12:05 PM