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  1. The purpose of the sourcebook is to further elaborate the concept of CSA and demonstrate its potential, as well as limitations. It will help decision makers at a number of levels (including political administrators and natural resource managers) to understand the different options that are...
    630.251 FAO
  2. Miguel A Altieri and Parviz Koohafkan THE threat of global climate change has caused concern among scientists as crop growth could be severely affected by changes in key climatic variables (i.e., rainfall and temperature) and agricultural production and food security could be affected both globally and locally. Although the effects...
  3. Albert Bates Conventional agriculture destroys our soils, pollutes our water, and is a major contributor to climate change. What if our agricultural practices could stabilize, or even reverse these trends? The Biochar Solutionexplores the dual function of biochar as a carbon-negative energy source and a...
    662.74 BAT | SB.040
  4. Sthapit Bhuwon
    PH.034
  5. by Paul Hawken (Editor), Tom Steyer (Foreword) Review “At this point in time, theDrawdownbook is exactly what is needed; a credible, conservative solution-by-solution narrative that we can do it. Reading it is an effective inoculation against the widespread perception of doom that humanity cannot and will not solve the climate crisis....
  6. edited by: Lowry A. Harper [et al.]: editor(s)-in-chief G.A. Peterson, P.S. Baenziger, R.J.Luxmoore Proceedings of a Symposium/ Sponsored by Divisions A_3 and S-3 of the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America 206 pages, tables
    628.53 ASA
  7. Cynthia Rosenzweig, [et al] Experimental studies, simulation methods and issues, and regional studies examine the potential impact of global warming on agricultural production and some measures that might be taken to adapt to the changing climate. The 18 papers include considerations of Canadian and Russian wheat, US...
    338.14 ASA
  8. Saleemul Huq This paper clearly demonstrates the need for the climate change and development communities to improve communications and find ways to work together. It underlines the relevance of climate change issues to development policy-makers and practitioners, and it likewise stresses the need for climate...
    363.738 HUQ
  9. Vital Climate Change Graphics for Latin America and the Caribbean outlines for decision makers, academics and the general public the status of the climate change phenomenon in the region, focusing on its effects and its causes. The document describes the ways in which climate change manifests...
    363.738 UN
  10. D Mark Smith * A call to arms to take care of the earth―because we have “just one planet” * Climate change threatens the survival of cultures, species and whole ecosystems * Demonstrates that if we fail to take action on climate change, we run the risk of failing on poverty reduction, which means abandoning...
    363.738 SMI