Drought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop and now wholesale coffee prices are on the rise. Brazil grows a third of the world’s coffee.
The National Resources Defense Council analyzed the data and found Americans aren’t eating what’s on their plates and throwing away 40% of their food. That adds up to about $165 billion in wasted food each year, according to the research.
With little relief in sight from the heat wave, the dangerously dry conditions gripping most of the United States may soon start having a noticeable impact on the price of food the public pays at the grocery store.
Authorities say a small brush fire that broke out in Barnegat late Tuesday morning has been fully contained, while crews hope to have a large wildfire in Burlington County fully contained by Tuesday night.
Climatologists at a drought hearing do say that they think the worst may be behind us.
It’s all about stretching the water supply through the rest of the summer.
The Garden State is turning into a drought state, as New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection says an increased demand for water has caused a serious drop in reservoir levels.