Canada: parched prairies cost billionsgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread
The cost of drought in the Prairies could reach billions of dollars. Climatologist Ray Garnett says the economic impact of the drought on farmers could be $3 billion this year. Garnett says that figure does not include the spin-off effect on other workers in the grain industry.
-- Rachel Gibson (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 13, 2001