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A Farm Bill for a Cooler Planet

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Examines how the U.S. Farm Bill could help farmers both mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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Julia Olmstead and Jim Kleinschmit
Publication Date: 
Dec 1 2010
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Financing Agriculture Adaptation to Climate Change: A Modest Beginning

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Proposes concrete and short-term options for financing climate change adaptation in developing countries.

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Steve Suppan
Publication Date: 
Dec 1 2010
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Grain Reserves: A Smart Climate Adaptation Policy

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Makes the connection between efforts to ensure global food security and climate change adaptation.

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Sophia Murphy
Publication Date: 
Dec 1 2010
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Women at the Center of Climate-friendly Approaches to Agriculture and Water

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Profiles farming practices by the Tamilnadu Women's Collective in India which both mitigates and adapts to climate change.

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Shiney Varghese
Publication Date: 
Dec 1 2010
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Making U.S. Trade Policy Serve Global Food Security Goals

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While the U.S. development agenda emphasizes increasing local food production in developing countries, the trade agenda pushes in the other direction, aiming to double U.S. exports—including those of agricultural goods—in the next five years. Just as developing countries work to rebuild local agricultural systems weakened by decades of cuts in agricultural extension services, credit and other public services, they are facing increasing pressure to open their markets to U.S. goods, which could result in floods of cheap imports that undermine local food production.

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Karen Hansen-Kuhn
Publication Date: 
Jan 19 2011
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Disaster Relief 2.0: The Future of Information Sharing in Humanitarian Emergencies

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Disaster Relief 2.0: The Future of Information Sharing in Humanitarian Emergencies analyzes how the humanitarian community and the emerging volunteer and technical communities worked together in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and recommends ways to improve coordination between these two groups in future emergencies. 

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United Nations Foundation
Publication Date: 
Mar 28 2011

Uncharted Waters: The U.S. Navy and Navigating Climate Change

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In the summer of 2008, Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Gary Roughead, asked the Center for a New American Security

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Sharon E. Burke, Dr. Jay Gulledge, Dr. Michael Horowitz, Christine Parthemore, Nirav Patel
Publication Date: 
Mar 30 2009

The Case for Action: Creating a Clean Energy Future

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The United States needs strong action now to reduce the risks of climate change, strengthen our energy independence, protect our national security, and create new jobs and economic opportunities. The Pew Center on Global Climate Change believes that the case for action has never been stronger. With a strong energy and climate policy the United States can lead the 21st century clean energy economy.

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Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Publication Date: 
May 1 2010

U.S. Agriculture & Climate Change Legislation: Markets, Myths & Opportunities

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Jessica Shipley, Sara Hessenflow-Harper and Laura Sands
Publication Date: 
Jul 1 2010

Meaningful and Cost Effective Climate Policy: The Case for Cap and Trade

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Resource Author: 
Janet Peace and Robert N. Stavins
Publication Date: 
Jul 1 2010
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