Chapter 8: Agriculture. IPPC Fourth Assessment. 2007
Chapter 8 of the IPPC 2007 Assessment is focused on Mitigation in Agriculture.
Format: Factsheet or Publication - Reference: IPPC. 2007
Climate Adaptation for Animal Agriculture
This course lecture (28 min) produced for the Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate Project describes the different ways that animal producers are adapting to the impacts of climate change. The adaptations include both short-term and long-term strategies, and they can be applied to all areas of farm operation, including farm inputs, animal production, logistics and farm exports.
Format: Video - Reference: Animal Ag in a Changing Climate Project. 2015.Watch Video
Climate Change and Agriculture in the United States: Effects and Adaptation (2013)
This comprehensive 186-page report from the USDA (2013) covers both the effects of climate on crops and animals and potential adaptation strategies.
Format: Factsheet or Publication - Reference: Walthall et al. 2013. USDA Technical Bulletin 1935
Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security Website
This is website is focused on global climate change and food security issues. They conduct research on climate smart agriculture, climate risk management, low emissions agriculture and other topics.
Format: Website - Reference: CGIAR Website
Climate Impacts on Agriculture: Implications for Crop Production
This 21-page journal article by Jerry Hatfield and others (USDA, ARS) is a literature review that focuses on the impact of temperature, CO2, and ozone on agronomic crops and the implications for crop production.
Format: Journal Article - Reference: Hatfield et al. 2011. Agronomy Journal Vol 103:2 pgs 351-372
Climate Impacts on Animal Agriculture
This course lesson by the Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate Project describes the impacts of climate change on animal agriculture. Farmers and animal health experts discuss how animal production is affected by climate events such as excessive heat or cold, drought, flooding or other weather events. The lesson teaches a systematic approach to evaluating a farm operation's vulnerability to climate changes.
Format: Video - Reference: Animal Agriculture in a Changing ClimateWatch Video
Climate is Always Changing
This 40-minute lecture by Pam Knox (Climatologist University of Georgia) was created for the online course "Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate" and reviews some of the key trends in climate and weather that we are seeing in the United States.
Format: Video - Reference: Knox. P. 2013. Animal Ag and Climate Change, 2013Watch Video
Climate Science Part 1: The Climate System
This 26-minute video is part 1 of 3 on the basics of Climate Science. The video is a lecture recorded in 2013 for the Animal Agriculture and a Changing Climate Online Course.
Format: Video - Reference: Knox, 2013. Animal Agriculture in a Changing ClimateWatch Video