Consumers can expect the worst U.S. drought in 50 years to cast a shadow across food prices throughout 2013. They're increasing at a rate well above normal.
Thought we fully expect support to plummet once it rains or becomes winter.
Stephen Colbert has learned a few things about the current drought.
We asked you to share photos of the crazy weather you've seen lately, and the results were just as ridiculous as you'd expect.
Twice in the last five years, rising food prices triggered global waves of social unrest. With drought baking U.S. crops, we may be in for another round of society-straining price spikes.
Temperature-wise. Popularity-wise, I'm sure it's doing fine.
It's like Mother Earth doesn't want us to have fun for some reason.
It's not clear how soon the melted ice will be coming to a shoreline near you.
Eco-critic Ursula Heise talks about the tired stories we tell about the planet, and suggests that we find some new ones.