Food, famine and climate change: India's scorched earth

11th October 2009 The Observer Suicide is the latest epidemic among farming communities as climate change parches the heart of India, destroying agriculture and plunging the poorest families into crippling debt. In Andhra Pradesh, everyone we met had lost faith in the weather. "It is," said one woman, a groundnut farmer and a mother of … Continue reading Food, famine and climate change: India's scorched earth