National Climate Assessment: Agriculture chapter

“This isn’t just about plants and animals. It’s about people, it’s about societies,” says Gene Takle, a convening lead author of the National Climate Assessment’s Agriculture chapter. Climate disruptions to agriculture have increased, and many regions will experience declines in crop and livestock production from increased stress due to weeds, diseases, insect pests, and other climate change induced stresses.

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