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Climate Change Agriculture

Study: Climate Change Could Cause Big Drop In Food Production

Reuters | Chris Arsenault | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green

ROME, Dec 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global warming could cause an 18 percent drop in world food production by 2050, but investments in irrig...

Lynne Peeples

Climate Change's Big Winners: Pests

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.09.2014 | Green

Count weeds and insect pests among the beneficiaries of climate change. Meanwhile, the crops we need will have fewer nutrients that make them benefici...

Rising CO2 Levels May Cut Nutrient Levels In Crops

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may cut the nutritional quality of some of the w...

USDA Chief: Climate Change Already Hurting Farmers

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 02.06.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate change is already hurting American farmers and rural residents, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday, warning ...

Joe Satran

How Climate Change Threatens Your Dinner

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 10.21.2013 | Green

Here’s a recipe for a headache: Try to figure out how the world’s farms will feed humanity in 2050. Pretty much everyone can agree on the term...

The US Drought: An Opportunity to Rethink the Global Food System

Mia MacDonald | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green
Mia MacDonald

How can the global food system be made sustainable, equitable and climate-compatible? This means agriculture that's resilient against climate change, such as drought -- and that doesn't produce enormous amounts of greenhouse gases.

What Will Climate Change Do To Valentine's Day?

Posted 02.13.2012 | Green

And you thought finding a Valentine for the 14th was hard enough. In the future, some common treats associated with February 14 could became more expe...