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Climate Change and Agriculture Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation

Publishing, OECD

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  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2010
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (136 p.)
  • ISBNs 1282679856, 9786612679858, 9264086870, 9264086862
  • OCLC ocn646786633

Summary

  • Climate change is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector to which farmers will have to adapt. While agriculture is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, it is also a source of carbon storage in soils. This report examines the economic and policy issues related to the impacts of climate change on agriculture and adaptation responses and to the mitigation of greenhouse gases from agriculture. It outlines research undertaken and underway in other national and international research agencies. It also highlights some of the knowledge gaps on the impacts of cl

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English

Contents

  • Foreword; Table of Contents; Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations; Executive Summary; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Climate change projections; Chapter 3 Impacts and sensitivities in agriculture; Chapter 4 Adaptation; Chapter 5 Mitigation; Chapter 6 Integrating mitigation and adaptation; Chapter 7 Relevant climate research in other agencies; Chapter 8 Future research needs; Annex A; Bibliography