Tag: climate change

Nov 20 2017

How carbon farming can help solve climate change

More carbon stays in the soil when farmers leave their fields alone between harvesting and planting. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) David Burton, Dalhousie University Under the 2015 Paris Agreement, nations pledged to keep the average global temperature rise to below 2C above pre-industrial levels and to take efforts to narrow that increase to 1.5C. To meet …

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Oct 23 2017

Even 1°C of global warming will reduce key crop yields significantly, say researchers | AgInnovators

Every degree of global warming will reduce the average worldwide yields of four key staple food crops by between three and seven percent is the key finding of a wide-ranging meta-analysis of existing climate-change models, statistical regressions and experimental studies. The 29 researchers, who published their findings as a paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in August …

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