Crop Losses to Pests will Soar as Climate Warms, Study Warns

By |2018-09-07T14:04:04+07:00September 5th, 2018|News|

Rising global temperatures mean pests will devour far more of the world’s crops, according to the first global analysis of the subject, even if climate change is restricted to the international target of 2C. Increasing heat boosts both the number and appetite of insects, and researchers project they will destroy almost 50% more wheat [...]