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Easterling et al. 2007

Easterling, W., P. Aggarwal, P. Batima, K. Brander, L. Erda, M. Howden, A. Kirilenko, J. Morton, J.-F. Soussana, S. Schmidhuber, and F. Tubiello, 2007: Food, fibre and forest products. In Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden, and C.E. Hanson, Eds. Cambridge University Press, pp. 273-313.

The scope of this chapter, with a focus on food crops, pastures and livestock, industrial crops and biofuels, forestry (commercial forests), aquaculture and fisheries, and small-holder and subsistence agriculturalists and artisanal fishers, is to: examine current climate sensitivities/vulnerabilities; consider future trends in climate, global and regional food security, forestry and fisheries production; review key future impacts of climate change in food crops pasture and livestock production, industrial crops and biofuels, forestry, fisheries, and small-holder and subsistence agriculture; assess the effectiveness of adaptation in offsetting damages and identify adaptation options, including planned adaptation to climate change; examine the social and economic costs of climate change in those sectors; and, explore the implications of responding to climate change for sustainable development.

We strive for consistent treatment of uncertainty in this chapter. Traceable accounts of final judgements of uncertainty in the findings and conclusions are, where possible, maintained. These accounts explicitly state sources of uncertainty in the methods used by the studies that comprise the assessment. At the end of the chapter, we summarise those findings and conclusions and provide a final judgement of their uncertainties.

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@inbook{ea01000b,
  author={Easterling, W. and Aggarwal, P. and Batima, P. and Brander, K. and Erda, L. and Howden, M. and Kirilenko, A. and Morton, J. and Soussana, J.-F. and Schmidhuber, S. and Tubiello, F.},
  editor={Parry, M. L. and Canziani, O. F. and Palutikof, J. P. and van der Linden, P. J. and Hanson, C. E.},
  title={Food, fibre and forest products},
  booktitle={Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change},
  year={2007},
  pages={273--313},
  publisher={Cambridge University Press},
  address={Cambridge, U.K.},
}

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RIS Citation

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AU  - Brander, K.
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PB  - Cambridge University Press
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