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Latest National Assessment Shows Ag, Forestry Needed in Mitigating Climate Change

A U.S. government report released last Friday adds even more certainty to the assertion that human activities play a principle role in climate change and that damages from the growing environmental threat are happening now. What was released Friday, is … Continue reading

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Climate Pact Signing Underscores Role of Agriculture, Forestry in Providing Solutions

The United States was joined at the UN last Friday – Earth Day – by more than 170 nations to sign the formal climate agreement that came out of two weeks of negotiations in Paris back in December. The pact … Continue reading

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California Demonstrates Growing Embrace of Climate Smart Agriculture

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) advocates have worked diligently to expand the worldwide application of good climate science to agricultural production and ecosystem support practices. So, here in the United States, it is exceptionally gratifying to see California take a leading … Continue reading

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A Vision for Climate-Smart Agriculture

A recent National Climate Assessment issued by a research coalition of 13 federal agencies confirms that climate change is affecting every region of the country and key sectors of the U.S. economy and society, including agriculture. Extreme drought, flooding, destructive … Continue reading

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