Important information on global climate change from world famous teacher and ecologist Dr. David Pimentel
Global Climate Change, sometimes referred to as global warming, is a major issue confronting the world today. In "Global Climate Change: Its Impact on Food and Environment," renowned scientist, Dr. David Pimentel, gives us an overview of ways in which climate change could affect tomorrow's world and its agricultural productivity. He examines climate changes that are likely to occur in various agricultural zones, and focuses on their impact on five major food crops. He examines a broad range of present and future problem areas including: ecological impacts, crop loss to pests, fresh water supply, soil degradation, deforestation, population growth, and suggests strategies for meeting the challenges of climate change.
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