U.S. Crop Harvests Could Suffer with Climate Change

U.S. Crop Harvests Could Suffer with Climate Change

Mon February 20th, 2017
Lauren Hinkel

MIT's PAOC and Joint Program Principal Research Scientist Erwan Monier comments in Scientific American that shifting climate patterns in North America could hit U.S. crop production hard, possibly even halving the production of corn by the end of the century, a new study finds.

Scientists believe that the spike in average temperatures that is widely predicted by climate models for North America.