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There's a Global Sugar Shortage and It's Even Bigger Than Expected | Business News | News | The Independent
Business  (tags: business, consumers, Drought, Asia, Sugar Production, El Nino, Agriculture, Weather Fluctuations, money, farming, environment )

- 214 days ago -
Better stock up. There's a global sugar shortage and it's even bigger than we expected
Drought-Parched BC All But Gives Away Water
Business  (tags: British Columbia, drought, fracking, Nestle, water )

- 474 days ago -
The $250 fine you pay for lawn water could buy 111 million litres for Nestle or frackers.
Sign the Pledge: Don't Drink Nestle Water Brands
Business  (tags: Nestle, water, drought, California, boycott, pledge )

- 523 days ago -
At a time when California faces one of the worst droughts on record, Nestle is bottling water out of California's springs, aquifers and national forests to sell for profit. Sign the pledge to boycott Nestle brands.
Walmart Makes Over $600 for Every $1 They Spend on Drought-Stricken California Water, and ItâEUR(TM)s Legal
Business  (tags: Americans, Walmart, California, drought, ethics, dishonesty, consumers, corporate, abuse, economy, environment, money, news, society, humans, government )

- 533 days ago -
According to a report by CBS,Sacramento, retailing giant Walmart is purchasing cheap water from the Sacramento water district in drought-stricken Calif. for less than a penny per gallon, and then selling it to consumers for slightly less than a dollar.
There Is a Place That Is Nearly Perfect for Growing Food - It Is Not California
Business  (tags: farms, drought, California, southeast, broccoli, growing food )

- 550 days ago -
Not only is California gripped in its worst drought in at least 1,200 years, but climate models and the fossil record suggest that its 21st century precipitation levels could be significantly lower than the 20th century norm.
CA Farmers: Drill, Baby, Drill (for Water, That Is)
Business  (tags: CA Farmers, water, drought, food, vegetables, environment, sustainable, non-sustainable )

- 936 days ago -
California is in the midst of an epic drought--and yet produce aisles still brim with reasonably priced fruits and veggies from the Golden State. So how can California keep providing half of US produce under such parched conditions?
How the Spike in Corn Prices Will Hit Consumers
Business  (tags: economy, drought, corn, prices, food, money, SustainableDevelopment, business, consumers, energy, farming, foreclosures )

- 1524 days ago -
The worst U.S. drought in half a century has pushed corn prices to record highs and left consumers wondering what the impact will be on the things they buy.
In Parched Argentina, Worries Over Economy Grow
Business  (tags: americans, economy, argentina, money, drought )

- 2802 days ago -
Argentina's worst drought in more than 50 years is magnifying the country's chances of suffering another economic crisis, and the lost farming revenue will complicate the government's efforts to meet more than $18 billion in debt obligations this year,

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