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Climate change and greenhouse gas mitigation

Climate change and greenhouse gas mitigation

challenges and opportunities for agriculture.

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Published by Council for Agricultural Science and Technology in Ames, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes,
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation,
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTask force report,, no. 141, Task force report (Council for Agricultural Science and Technology) ;, no. 141.
    ContributionsCouncil for Agricultural Science and Technology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS600.7.C54 C653 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3289067M
    ISBN 101887383263
    LC Control Number2004001939
    OCLC/WorldCa54461163

    Climate change is changing the context of spatial planning and shaping its priorities. It has strengthened its environmental dimension and has become a new rationale for coordinating actions and integrating different policy priorities. This book sets out the economic, social and environmental challenges that climate change raises for urban and regional planners and explores current and 5/5(1).   Henderson, B. et al. Greenhouse gas mitigation potential of the world's grazing lands: modelling soil carbon and nitrogen fluxes of mitigation practices. Mitigation of Climate Change .

    It expands the scope of the first edition in the areas of mitigation and adds important new information on adaptation to climate change. Since the publication of the first edition, important new research findings have been gathered and natural events have continued to highlight the need for action. The book devotes considerably more space to CO2 than to the other gases because CO2 is the largest single contributor to global climate change and is thus the focus of many mitigation efforts. Only data in the public domain were considered because public access and transparency are necessary to build trust in a climate treaty.

    The Climate Change Communication Guide is just one component of Caltrans’ broader work on advancing climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas mitigation efforts. The guide articulates best practices that the Department uses to educate, inform, and strengthen collaboration internally, among external partners, and with the public on the. 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 .


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