Climate Change Discussion Series: AGRICULTURE

Entry_ID: GCRIO 136 GCRIO_Inventory: 0 Entry_Title: Climate Change Discussion Series: AGRICULTURE Document_Author: None Agency_Name: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Start_Date: 1992-05-00
Group: Summary
Audience_Interest_Guide: General Interest
Audience_Interest_Guide: Education
Audience_Interest_Guide: Government

This fact sheet stresses the importance of studying the potential effects of
climate change on agriculture and to devise ways to minimize the negative
impacts of these changes. It is also important to study ways of reducing
emissions from agriculture, since these emissions comprise approximately 15
percent of global anthropogenic greenhouse gases emissions.
Group: Data_Center
Data_Center_Name: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset_ID: 230-F-92-006
Group: Data_Center_Contact
Last_Name: Sibold
First_Name: Kitty
Email: None
Phone: (202) 260-8825
Fax: None
Group: Address
Climate Change Information
Office of Policy Analysis
Climate Change Division (PM221)
401 M Street, SW
Washington, DC 20460
Storage_Medium: 2 pages printed matter
Parameter: None
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Science > Land
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Science > Atmosphere
Discipline: Life Sciences > Biology > Ecology
Discipline: Life Sciences
Discipline: Life Sciences > Environmental Science
Discipline: Applied Sciences > Agricultural Sciences
Location: North America > United States
Location: Global
Keyword: climate change
Keyword: weather
Keyword: greenhouse gas
Keyword: nitrous oxide
Keyword: greenhouse emissions
Keyword: agriculture
Keyword: irrigation
Keyword: crops
Keyword: productivity
Keyword: methane emissions
Keyword: land use