A WARMING WORLD: WHAT IT WILL MEAN Rising global temperatures could disrupt wheat farmers, electric utilities, and military strategy. Which companies win or lose depends on how well they plan ahead

Ramirez, Anthony; Moore, Alicia Hills
July 1988
Fortune;7/4/1988, Vol. 118 Issue 1, p102
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