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Agriculture and climate beyond 2015: A New Perspective on by Floor Brouwer, Bruce A. McCarl

By Floor Brouwer, Bruce A. McCarl

Interactions among agriculture, weather and styles of land use are complicated. significant adjustments in agriculture, and land use styles are foreseen within the subsequent couple of a long time according to shifts in weather, greenhouse fuel administration projects, inhabitants progress and different forces. The ebook explores key interactions among adjustments in agriculture, styles of land use and efforts to minimize greenhouse emissions from agriculture. the quantity relies on inter-disciplinary technological know-how and coverage interactions, exploring the way in which land use could relief in addressing or be suffering from the onset of weather switch and changes in foodstuff call for. destiny forces shaping land use judgements are tested, and its sensitivity to weather swap is highlighted. styles of land use and the rural position in weather switch mitigation are explored. additionally, coverage and social responses to the hot views on destiny land use styles are pointed out. the viewpoint of the ebook is past the yr 2015.

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