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Study reveals ancient greenhouse gas emissions

Study reveals ancient greenhouse gas emissions | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Centuries before the Industrial Revolution or the recognition of global warming, the ancient Roman and Chinese empires were already producing powerful greenhouse gases through their daily toil, according to a new study.
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All over the world, the weather is doing crazy things. As climate changes, it will impact food production. What are the possible impacts of climate chaneg on the way we eat and how do we prepare ourselves for the challenges ahead?
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WLE and partners highlight key resilience concepts and challenges this month - Agriculture and Ecosystems Blog

WLE and partners highlight key resilience concepts and challenges this month - Agriculture and Ecosystems Blog | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
As the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) invites partners to embark on a month-long blog discussion of Resilience, I would like to share an experience that galvanized my conceptual thinking around resilience.
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Growing rice with less water: case studies from India | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Growing rice with less water: case studies from India | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
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Researching the links between Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security

Researching the links between Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Food Tank speaks with Sonja Vermeulen of CCAFS about addressing climate change and improving food security through agriculture.
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Colombia looks to lead on 'climate-smart' agriculture

Colombia looks to lead on 'climate-smart' agriculture | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Colombia learned a hard lesson on the need for climate adaptability in its agriculture sector in 2010 and 2011, when La Niña-related floods destroyed thousands of hectares of crops and caused milli...

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CGIAR Climate's curator insight, February 24, 7:52 AM

CIAT researcher Andrew Jarvis said that building the evidence about what works and making a business case for those sustainable solutions will help to increase investment in adaptation, and pointed out that currently 96 percent of climate investment funds go to mitigation, while only four percent are allocated to adaptation.


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Peru's farmers fight climate change using modern and Inca techniques

Peru's farmers fight climate change using modern and Inca techniques | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Mix of meteorological data and ancient water management methods are key to saving pasture from erratic rainfall
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Climate-smart agriculture success stories from farming communities around the world | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Climate-smart agriculture success stories from farming communities around the world | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
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GMOs Could be an Important Tool in Feeding the World | MIT Technology Review

GMOs Could be an Important Tool in Feeding the World | MIT Technology Review | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Climate change will make it increasingly difficult to feed the world. Biotech crops will have an essential role in ensuring that there’s enough to eat.
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The Ethics of Climate Change

The Ethics of Climate Change | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Ignoring the history of emissions would be a mistake. But allowing economic concerns to swamp moral ones is an even bigger one.
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How to improve our understanding of climate-smart agriculture | Agroforestry World Blog

How to improve our understanding of climate-smart agriculture | Agroforestry World Blog | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
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One Weird Trick to Fix Farms Forever

One Weird Trick to Fix Farms Forever | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Does David Brandt hold the secret for turning industrial agriculture from global-warming problem to carbon solution?
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First Carbon Credits from Sustainable Farming in Kenya - Green Africa Directory

First Carbon Credits from Sustainable Farming in Kenya - Green Africa Directory | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Smallholder farmers in western Kenya are now benefiting from carbon credits generated by improving farming techniques. These are the first credits worldwide issued under the sustainable agricultural land management (SALM) carbon accounting methodology.
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Extreme vulnerability of smallholder farmers to agricultural risks and climate change in Madagascar

Extreme vulnerability of smallholder farmers to agricultural risks and climate change in Madagascar | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
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Reaching the radio men: From climate information to resilience in rural Asia - Landscapes

Reaching the radio men: From climate information to resilience in rural Asia - Landscapes | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Across Asia, young people in rural areas are less likely to receive communication on climate change than their urban counterparts.
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GM potato research raises hope, history and controversy in Ireland

GM potato research raises hope, history and controversy in Ireland | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
Results of study into blight-resistant variety will have special significance in a country that suffered great losses in the Great Famine of the 1840s
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Climate change blamed for Costa Rica's national banana emergency / News Briefs / More news / Costa Rica Newspaper, The Tico Times

Climate change blamed for Costa Rica's national banana emergency / News Briefs / More news / Costa Rica Newspaper, The Tico Times | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
The Tico Times - Central America's leading English language news source.
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New Agriculturist: Focus on... Agricultural biodiversity enhances capacity to adapt to climate change

New Agriculturist: Focus on... Agricultural biodiversity enhances capacity to adapt to climate change | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
A survey of almost 2,400 smallholder farmers across Bolivia, India and Nepal has revealed the extent to which smallholder farmers rely on agricultural biodiversity to mitigate the effects of climate change.
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Why Have Farmers Yet Again Been Forgotten at the UN Climate Talks?

Why Have Farmers Yet Again Been Forgotten at the UN Climate Talks? | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
As I sit inside the negotiating chambers of the climate talks in Warsaw, I am watching yet again a huge potential solution to climate concerns being neglected.
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Millions of small-scale food producers on a collision course with climate change

Millions of small-scale food producers on a collision course with climate change | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
For people living in absolute poverty and chronic hunger, the solution is not to rid the world of livestock, but to find ways to farm animals more efficiently and more sustainably
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Climate change threatens food security

Climate change threatens food security | Climate Change + Food | Scoop.it
The unpredictable rain attributed to the changing climate is threatening food security.
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