REPORT: Ocasio-Cortez tries new climate change approach, warns of damage to crops

JANUARY 13, 2020

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by TheHill.com:

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is warning of potential damage to crops and the high food prices that could follow after the New York metropolitan area saw record high temperatures this past weekend.

“It hit ~70° in NY,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Sunday night. “In January. This weather at this time of year can be very risky for local farmers & families they serve.”

The article goes on to state the following:

“If certain crops germinate/flower prematurely & a freeze follows, crops could fail or drop in yield. When food supply drops, prices rise,” she continued, while adding the hashtag “#ClimateCrisis.”

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