Malthus Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that there’s another neo-Malthusian trying to convince us that global starvation and food riots are just around the corner. This time it’s David Archibald right here on WUWT. Anthony had posted a graph showing gains in various human indicators, viz: But David disagrees, showing various looks at wheat…

India sets grain production record

Because we know CAGW is causing famine throughout the land~ctm  From The Times of India Govt revises foodgrain output to record 275.68 million tonnes Vishwa Mohan | TNN | Aug 16, 2017, 08:57 PM IST NEW DELHI: India’s foodgrain production for the 2016-17 crop year is estimated at record 275.68 million tonnes. The government on…

A Double Take on a Single Nomination

From RadioIowa Iowan Sam Clovis nominated to be USDA undersecretary July 20, 2017 By O. Kay Henderson President Trump has nominated an Iowan who was a top policy advisor on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign to serve as the USDA Undersecretary for research, education and economics. Sam Clovis, formerly of Hinton, Iowa, has been working in…

The Sky is Falling Friday Part 4: Climate change to deplete some US water basins used for irrigation

Public Release: 12-Jul-2017 By 2050, the Southwest will produce significantly less cotton and forage, researchers report Massachusetts Institute of Technology A new study by MIT climate scientists, economists, and agriculture experts finds that certain hotspots in the country will experience severe reductions in crop yields by 2050, due to climate change’s impact on irrigation. The…