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Climate change mitigation strategies in the forest and agriculture sectors.

Climate change mitigation strategies in the forest and agriculture sectors.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Research -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Global warming -- Prevention.,
  • Forest policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation., United States. Forest Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 5, 64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15531035M

      Mitigating climate change requires action on many fronts, in all sectors of the economy. Forests and the forest sector alone cannot do the job, but they can make a major contribution to the effort. Both actions focused on forests and actions focused on use of forest products can contribute to mitigation. Green Growth and Climate Change Mitigation in India 1 1. Introduction India is a large developing country where both mitigation and adaptation needs are high as well as at the same time is immensely challenging. This is because India houses 1/6th of the worlds population, and in order to meet the basics of human and social development needs,File Size: 1MB.

    Climate change mitigation in agriculture and forestry and in the downstream sectors of food and timber use Executive Summary November Scientific Advisory Board on Forest Policy at the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection at the Federal Ministry of Food. Climate change and agriculture are interrelated processes, both of which take place on a global warming affects agriculture in a number of ways, including through changes in average temperatures, rainfall, and climate extremes (e.g., heat waves); changes in pests and diseases; changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide and ground-level ozone concentrations; .

    The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. A team of more than experts guided by a member Federal Advisory Committee produced the report, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a panel of the National Academy of. through which climate change adaptation, mitigation, technology, financing, public education, and awareness-related activities in Zambia can be coordinated and harmonized. It also emphasizes the importance of focusing on the most vulnerable sectors of the File Size: KB.


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Climate change mitigation strategies in the forest and agriculture sectors Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study has assembled a set of models which, collectively, evaluate the impacts of various forest and agriculture sector strategies designed to reduce or sequester carbon emissions.

Following a brief description (in Section 2) of carbon processes, land use change, and the scenarios examined, Section 3 presents the models used in the study. This book reviews the state of agricultural climate change mitigation globally, with a focus on identifying the feasibility, opportunities and challenges for achieving mitigation among smallholder farmers.

The purpose is ultimately to accelerate efforts towards mitigating land-based climate change. For forest sector mitigation (b, d), Higher Utilization + More LLP and Harvest Less + More LLP were the dominant strategies in the long term and short term, respectively, because of their significant mitigation potentials in the forest sector.

When domestic displacement effects were considered (a, c), Cited by: Design of climate change mitigation portfolios in the forest sector should account for changes in C in forest ecosystems, in harvested wood products, and for substitution benefits, relative to a base case.

Efficiency of mitigation activities varies among activities and by region, and no single strategy is best everywhere. The objective of this study is to examine the climate change mitigation potential of the forest sector by developing and assessing potential mitigation strategies and portfolios with various goals in British Columbia (BC), Canada.

The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) works on enhancing all possible contributions of forests, trees and agroforestry to sustainable development.

In this context, climate change is a major focus of FTA’s work, and constitutes one of its five research domains across the program. The ongoing march forward of climate change and the strong ties of greenhouse gas emissions with income and development portend a need for decision making on adaptation and mitigation.

Climate sensitive sectors, such as agriculture, will need to increasingly adapt to climate change and participate in its mitigation. Forest and climate change in 4 journals •Global Environmental Change •Climatic Change •Climate Policy •Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change articles 0 10 20 30 Miti & Adap Mitigation Adaptation Number of articles per year Years Adaptation and forests: Not growing.

This paper analyzes and reviews the climate change scenario, climate smart agriculture (CSA), policies and programs to address adaptation and mitigation strategies, and practices in Bhutan. Agriculture and forestry activities are one of the many sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but they are also sources of low-cost opportunities to mitigate these emissions compared to other economic sectors.

This paper provides a first estimate of the potential for mitigation in the whole Spanish by: 4. Adaptation to and mitigation of climate change in the agriculture and forestry sector: Collection of best practices By the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH.

The ultimate goal of climate change mitigation is to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, whereas adaptation aims to develop strategies to reduce the negative impacts (Nair ). The linkages between mitigation and adaptation in forestry sector have been discussed by several workers (Klein et al.

an explicit concern under climate change; successful adaptation and mitigation responses in agriculture can only be achieved within the ecologic, economic and social sustainability goals set forth by the World Food Summit, the MillenniumFile Size: KB. Climate Change: Mitigation.

The U.S. agriculture and forestry sectors can play an important role in limiting the build-up of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the atmosphere. Conservation and land management practices can reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide associated with crop and livestock production.

In recent decades, there has been growing interest in the role of forests and forest products in climate change mitigation. This has resulted in a number of initiatives such as REDD+, the development of markets for forest carbon, the promotion of green building and other wood uses and many policies to encourage the development and use of bioenergy.

A model of product and land markets in U.S. forest and agricultural sectors is used to examine the private forest management, land use, and market implications of carbon sequestration policies implemented in a “least social cost” fashion.

Results suggest: policy-induced land use changes may generate compensating land use shifts through markets; land Cited by: The book does not dwell on the science of emissions reduction, as this is well covered elsewhere; rather, it focuses on the design and practical implementation of mitigation activities through changing farming systems.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Climate change mitigation and agriculture: designing projects.

Zhen Xu & Carolyn E. Smyth & Tony C. Lemprière & Greg J. Rampley & Werner A. Kurz, "Climate change mitigation strategies in the forest sector: biophysical impacts and economic implications in British Columbia, Canada," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol.

23(2), pagesby: IPCC Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change ISDR International Strategy for Disaster Reduction LRMP Land Resource Mapping Project especially shrub land and agriculture land. The change from forest Role of Forest on Climate Change Adaptation.

Change biodiversity Adaptation. climate change. TeraiFile Size: 2MB. Climate change is emerging as a major threat on agriculture, livelihood and food security of millions of people in many places of the world [].At the same time, many current farming practices damage the environment and are a major source of major greenhouse gases (GHGs), that is, carbon dioxide (CO 2), methane and nitrous anthropogenic greenhouse gas Author: Mona Nagargade, Vishal Tyagi, Manoj Kumar Singh.

This publication outlines the options for rural communities to participate in climate change mitigation and adaptation activities in the forest sector in Nepal. The various institutional barriers that would need to be overcome, as well as the existing institutional opportunities, particularly in relation to tenure rights, are discussed.

Finally, the role of rural communities in Cited by: 7.Accordingly, this National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy intends to; Ensure a consistent, comprehensive and a targeted approach to increasing climate resilience and decrease vulnerability of the Size: KB. Abstract. Strategies to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions through forestry activities have been proposed, but ecosystem process-based integration of climate change, enhanced CO 2, disturbance from fire, and management actions at regional scales are extremelywe examine the relative merits of afforestation, reforestation, management Cited by: