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Agriculture and climate change

Gerald C. Nelson

Agriculture and climate change

an agenda for negotiation in Copenhagen

by Gerald C. Nelson

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Published by International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes,
  • Agriculture

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gerald C. Nelson
    Series2020 focus -- 16, Focus (International Food Policy Research Institute) -- 16, brief 1-13.
    ContributionsInternational Food Policy Research Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C5 A37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25005931M
    ISBN 10089629658X
    ISBN 109780896296589
    LC Control Number2011280193
    OCLC/WorldCa455514907

    Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. It may be a change in average weather conditions, . Climate Change and Agriculture imPACtS, ADAPtAtiOn AnD mitigAtiOn by Anita Wreford, Dominic moran and neil Adger Climate change is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector to which farmers will have to adapt. While agriculture .

    The effects of global warming on food supply are dire, whilst world population is increasing. It's time to change the way agriculture affects the environment, and vice versa. How agriculture and climate . Published as a set of three books, this project's findings will feed into the design of national and regional policies that support low-income farmers and others most at risk from climate change and variability. For policy makers deciding how to respond to climate change.

    This book provides the most recent understanding about climate change and its effects on agriculture in India. Further in-depth research is showcased regarding important allied sectors such as horticulture and fisheries, and examines the effect of climate change . The economic impacts of climate change occur at multiple scales and with a complex array of feedback loops. While the biophysical effects of climate change play out locally through the direct and indirect .


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