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.

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