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Global warming may severely affect world agriculture (PTI)

September 13, 2007

On September 13th, the Press Trust of India published an article about CGD senior fellow Bill Cline's new book "Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country."

From the article:

"Developing countries, many with average temperatures that are already near or above crop tolerance levels, are predicted to suffer an average 10 to 25 per cent decline in agricultural productivity by the 2080s, said the study's author William Cline, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development."

The article was also picked up in The Economic Times.

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