Archive for July, 2014

  • How Do We Mitigate Climate Change in Cattle?

    Thursday, July 17th, 2014

    A Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA paper has highlighted the importance of a Brazilian policy – the low-carbon agriculture programme – on addressing deforestation and forest degradation. By altering the systems used to rear livestock, livestock emissions could be reduced by 736 million metric tons equivalent of CO2 per year, [...]

  • What Could Climate Change Mean for Agriculture?

    Thursday, July 17th, 2014

    World agriculture must create short and long term adaptation strategies to cope with climate change accelerating the water cycle.
    This is the finding of an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report that sees rainfall periods being longer and more intense in the years to come.
    The recent paper Impact of Climate Change on the Water Cycle [...]