Ways To Mitigate Climate Change In Agriculture

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) defines Climate change as a long-term change in the average weather patterns that have come to define Earth’s local, regional and global climates. Over the years, the Earth’s climate has experienced tremendous variations resulting from burning fossil fuels such as oil and gas, which increase emissions of harmful gases. Detrimental elements of the human environment including deforestation, urbanization as well as other human and non-human factors contribute to the data on climate change. A group of 1,300 independent scientific experts from countries all over the world, under the auspices of the United Nations, concluded there’s a more than 95 percent probability that human activities over the past 50 years have warmed our planet. ways to mitigate climate change in agriculture - a dry field. The direct effect of climate change on the environment includes: rising and fluctuating temperature, rising sea level, an increase in the ocean temperatures and so on. The translation of the effect of these to the immediate environment are extreme heatwaves and heavy rainfalls; more climate forced migration; an increase in food related crises especially for countries who have less food security; health related issues due to rising temperatures and its overall impact on agriculture. The adverse effects of climate change on agriculture consequently affects not just the farmers....

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