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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Stabilization and the Inevitability of Adaptation-Challenges for U.S. Agriculture

Choices (The magazine of food, farm, and resource issues), 1st Quarter 2008, 23(1), p.15-18
Abstract from the document:

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports that climate change has occurred and is going to continue, driven by both past and future greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Mankind’s emissions have grown by 70% from 1970 to 2004, and they are projected to increase by an additional 25% to 90% by 2030. GHG emissions have global and long-run atmospheric effects lasting decades to centuries, depending on the specific gas.