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How inflation, climate change and energy costs are pushing up food prices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — In the US, inflation is now above six percent, and globally, food prices are at their highest since 2011.

Climate change, energy demands and inflation are causing shortages and driving up costs in some of the poorest nations.

Wall Street Journal reporter Samantha Pearson joins NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss the crisis.