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Climate change could increase productive farmland more than 30%—and boost carbon emissions 177 gigatons

Future farming in regions that were previously unsuitable for agriculture could significantly impact biodiversity, water resources, and greenhouse gas emissions ...
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Reforestation: Climate change solution or ‘ecosystem disservice’? Depends where you plant the trees

Reforestation is an important part of tackling climate change, but it seems we need to think carefully about where we ...
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Eat less meat to cut CO2 emissions? That may not make your diet climate friendly, study shows

In global diets, meat is not necessarily the main driver of dietary carbon emissions, finds a new study published in ...
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Developing countries likely to boost CO2 emissions to combat hunger, study finds

Achieving an adequate, healthy diet in most low-income countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions and water ...
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Reality check: Eating locally grown food isn’t always the most sustainable option

Eating local has not achieved its goal of reducing emissions through fewer food miles. The fix could include embracing genetic ...
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How agriculture can lead the way to a lower carbon economy

Cropland, grassland soils and forests can sequester hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 annually. Environmental Defense Fund researchers are ...