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Climate change and agriculture

impacts, adaptation and mitigation

by Anita Wreford

  • 56 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation,
  • Crops and climate,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Government policy,
  • Agriculture,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-135).

    StatementAnita Wreford, Dominic Moran and Neil Adger
    ContributionsMoran, Dominic, Adger, W. Neil, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27024619M
    ISBN 109264086862
    ISBN 109789264086869
    OCLC/WorldCa647994398

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