Yields are not keeping up with a world growing hungrier. Crops are stunted in a world grown warmer. A devastating fungus, a wheat "rust," is spreading out of Africa, a grave threat to the food plant that covers more of the planet's surface than any other. "I used to have a very, very bumper crop, a healthy crop. Now I'm getting very, very poor performance": 20 percent less grain, he said, as the wheat matures too quickly in rising temperatures. Since July, when traders saw a historic heat wave devastating Russia's crop, prices on the world's wheat exchanges have shot up 50 percent. Corn and other grains rose in lockstep. Scientists believe Ug99 inevitably will reach the breadbaskets of south Asia and beyond. U.S. soldiers returning from the region might unwittingly bring home spores in their clothing or gear. 'Staff of life' wavers under weight of humanity - World news - Americas - msnbc.com This is laughable. Ask right wingers. It's not true. None of it. They know. They aren't those dumb scientists. Right wingers have God. God will save us, except HE doesn't have to. Why? Because there is no such thing as "global warming". It doesn't exist. It's just not real.