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emissions

Online calculator cuts farms’ emissions

26 December, 2016 – An internet tool is now available that helps to quantify and control farms’ greenhouse emissions released during the crop production cycle.

coffee beans

Coffee belt feels climate squeeze

18 December, 2016 – Small-scale farmers who produce most of the world’s coffee beans face reductions in crop yield and quality as a result of rising temperatures and extreme weather.

abandoned cement factory

Cement develops an appetite for C02

1 December, 2016 − Scientists seeking to unravel carbon cycle mysteries reveal that almost half the C02 produced in making cement is absorbed as structures age.

Heat hits wheat yields per field

28 November, 2016 − As demand for grain increases to feed a rising population, scientists warn that global warming could seriously reduce wheat productivity.

rainfall

Rainfall changes threaten food production

30 October, 2016 – New UN report says climate change’s impacts on rainfall will have harsh economic consequences for regions such as Latin America and the Caribbean.

Bees

Bees lured into boosting food supply

18 October, 2016 − Cambridge scientists believe their discovery of a secret ingredient that attracts bees is a first step to feeding the world.

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