Claim: 59,300 Indian Suicides because Climate

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study claims every degree of temperature above 20C increase the likelihood an Indian farmer will commit suicide. Just one problem with this claim: Indian agricultural yields are rising (see graph above). Crop-damaging temperatures increase suicide rates in India More than three quarters of the world’s suicides occur in…

via Watts Up With That?

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July 31, 2017 at 10:24PM

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