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Corey Lesk

Climate researcher at the Neukom Institute

Neukom Institute

Corey Lesk is a postdoctoral climate researcher in the Department of Geography and the Neukom Institute at Dartmouth College.

February 03, 2023

In recent years, record-breaking heatwaves, droughts, and floods are becoming increasingly common across the globe. These extreme weather events impact supply chains, built infrastructure, people’s livelihoods - and food production. 

Over the last decades, the world has experienced many episodes of crop production shortfalls in major cropping areas, regions known as ‘breadbaskets’.