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Australian agriculture: coping with dangerous climate change

Steffen, Will; Sims, John Patrick; Walcott, J; Laughlin, G

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Australian agriculture has operated successfully in one of the world's most hostile environments for two centuries. However, climate change is posing serious challenges to its ongoing success. Determining what might constitute dangerous climate change for Australian agriculture is not an easy task, as most climate-related risks are associated with changes in the highly uncertain hydrological cycle rather than directly to more predictable changes in temperature. In addition, the adaptive...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36982
Source: Regional Environmental Change
DOI: 10.1007/s10113-010-0178-5

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