This is just the beginning. All the confidences on which civilization are built hinge on the notion that this year's weather was an anomaly. The world is living on last year's harvest in 2011. If next year is as bad or worse ... or only the beginning ... you can kiss it all goodbye. The world cannot survive a new Ice Age in it's present configuration.
Read the article and you'll see how they will be using this to prime the pump for world government. Hungry people don't care about freedom. They will trade it for a twinkie. A fool will trade away all his rights for a sports jersey and a case of beer even when his belly is full.
Luckily, it couldn't possibly get any worse. After all, this is only one prong of the Apcalypse Trifecta we promised you. Everything on this planet is pushing humans towards the Mother of All Famines.