By Floor Brouwer, Bruce A. McCarl
Interactions among agriculture, weather and styles of land use are complicated. significant adjustments in agriculture, and land use styles are foreseen within the subsequent couple of a long time based on shifts in weather, greenhouse gasoline administration tasks, inhabitants development and different forces. The ebook explores key interactions among adjustments in agriculture, styles of land use and efforts to minimize greenhouse emissions from agriculture. the amount is predicated on inter-disciplinary technology and coverage interactions, exploring the way in which land use might reduction in addressing or be tormented by the onset of weather swap and changes in meals call for. destiny forces shaping land use judgements are tested, and its sensitivity to weather swap is highlighted. styles of land use and the rural function in weather switch mitigation are explored. additionally, coverage and social responses to the recent views on destiny land use styles are pointed out. the viewpoint of the ebook is past the yr 2015.
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Agriculture and climate beyond 2015: A New Perspective on Future Land Use Patterns by Floor Brouwer, Bruce A. McCarl