Paul Krugman: Drought, floods and food "We’re in the midst of a global food crisis — the second in three years. World food prices hit a record in January, driven by huge increases in the prices of wheat, corn, sugar and oils. While several factors have contributed, what really stands out is the extent to which severe weather events have disrupted agricultural production."
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Monday, 7 February 2011 - 3:47pm