Posts Tagged ‘ Climate ’

A Note on Climate Change, Food Security

December 6, 2009
Ad Spijkers
A Note on Climate Change, Food Security

Climate change will affect agriculture, forestry, fisheries and livestock production through higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration. Global mean surface temperatures are projected to rise by 1.8°C to 4.0°C by 2100. Such changes could severely impact food production and availability. Therefore, it is essential to take action now to...
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Agriculture: Nothing to expect from Copenhagen

December 3, 2009
Farhad Mazhar
Agriculture: Nothing to expect from Copenhagen

During 7 to 18 December, 2009, the world leaders from 192 countries will meet in Copenhagen, Denmark, to negotiate an agreement at the COP 15 of the UNFCCC to keep global temperatures below catastrophic levels. The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was adopted in...
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