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GTAP Resource #13

"World Agriculture and Climate Change: Economic Adaptations"
by Darwin, Roy, Marinos Tsigas, Jan Lewandrowski and Anthony Raneses


Abstract
Recent studies suggest that global increases in temperature and changes in precipitation patterns during the next century will affect world agriculture. Because farmer adaptations, 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. Agricultural production may increase in polar and alpine areas, but decrease in tropical and some other areas. In the United States, soil moisture losses may reduce agricultural production in the Corn Belt or Southeast.


Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: GTAP Application
Status: Published
By/In: USDA-ERS, Agricultural Economic Report No.;703. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC
Date: 1995
Version:
Created: Bacou, M. (9/27/2000)
Updated: Tsigas, M. (10/6/2007)
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- Agricultural policies


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The report is available at http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/AER703/.


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