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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

New study addresses trade-offs between food security and climate change mitigation

New study addresses trade-offs between food security and climate change mitigation
Rome, Italy (SPX) Jul 17, 2013 - Improving crop yields using sustainable methods could cut greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 12% per calorie produced according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. At the same time, these changes could provide more food to people in need. Agriculture and land use change contributed about 1/3 of total human greenhouse gas emissions in the past decade, ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/New_study_addresses_trade_offs_between_food_security_and_climate_change_mitigation_999.html

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