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World Agriculture and Climate Change: Economic Adaptations

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  • Darwin, Roy
  • Tsigas, Marinos E.
  • Lewandrowski, Jan
  • Raneses, Anton
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    Recent studies suggest that possible global increases in temperature and changes in precipitation patterns during the next century will affect world agriculture. Because of the ability of farmers to adapt , however, these changes are not likely to imperil world food production. Nevertheless, world production of all goods and services may decline, if climate change is severe enough or if cropland expansion is hindered. Impacts are not equally distributed around the world.

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    Paper provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in its series Agricultural Economics Reports with number 33933.

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    Date of creation: 1995
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:uerser:33933

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    Keywords: climate change; world agriculture; Environmental Economics and Policy;

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