agriculture

  1. Matthew Andrews

    IPCC increases estimate of animal agriculture methane

    The IPCC has shifted its assessments of the warming potential of methane to consistently use the 20-year timeframe comparison with CO2 [carbon dioxide], and revised upward the quantity of methane released by livestock. Revised methane emissions factors and spatially distributed annual carbon...
  2. Derian Blandon

    Emergency Sustainable Infrastructure

    Redesigning our infrastructure to address various public health emergencies can lessen the damage of the climate crisis while protecting us from the worst. Updating our infrastructure is essential as it would create a massive jobs program, introduce land reform, combat soil erosion, hydraulic...
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    Climate change serious threat to CA agriculture

    Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times March 11, 2018 Climate change poses real threat to breadbasket Climate expected to wreak havoc MICHAEL HILTZIK The California we know is the breadbasket of the nation, producing more than two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts, including almonds...
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    The Agriculture of Hope: Climate Farmers of North America

    Very interesting article which gives positive directions for agriculture. But there was no mention of carbon saturation levels in soils. What is the upper limit of how much carbon that soils can absorb? Reading the article, one gets the impression that it's unlimited, which is not possible...
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