Predictions of how climate change will damage global agriculture are already
proving true. So say scientists working on an advance crop yield forecasting
system through the European Commission. Thanks to this year’s relentless
heat wave in Europe, crop losses have been eerily fitting those predicted
by computer models. "It’s dangerous to push these things under the
carpet because we need to start planning now for the impacts of climate
change," said Dr. Jorgen Olesen of the Danish Institute of Agricultural
Sciences. /old_articles/corp/climate_change_crops.cfm