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Economic effects of climate change in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia

Jiang, Qiang; Grafton, R Quentin

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This study uses a hydro-economic model to examine the role of water trading, and the economic impacts of climate change and reduced surface water availability in the Murray-Darling Basin. The results show that losses to irrigated agriculture under a median climate change scenario are modest, but under a 'modified 2030 dry extreme scenario' there would be substantial reductions in water use, irrigated land use and profits. Nevertheless, the Basin-wide proportional economic impacts would be less...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64059
Source: Agricultural Systems
DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2012.03.009

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