Without Immediate Action, Climate Will Prove Disastrous for Agriculture & Forestry Sectors

On November 23, the Trump Administration released the fourth National Climate Assessment, which is compiled by the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), the work of 13 federal agencies. A comprehensive scientific review of 1,500 peer-reviewed studies of the impacts of climate change on a regional basis in the United States, the report confirms what is already well understood in the scientific community – unless swift action is taken on climate change, the results will be disastrous to those who rely on natural resources for their livelihoods, including agriculture, forestry, as well as the bioeconomy.  

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