Climate's Impact On Food Supplies: Strategies And Technologies For Climate- Defensive Food Production, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Climate's Impact On Food Supplies

Strategies And Technologies For Climate- Defensive Food Production, 1st Edition

By Lloyd E. Slater

Routledge

264 pages

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pub: 2019-04-18
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Global concern about the impact of climatic variability on food supplies has been growing since 1963 when a major crop failure in the Soviet Union ended a long period of abundant, low-cost surplus grain. Since then a number of sizable crop shortfalls and food supply emergencies throughout the world have encouraged the study of climate-food interact

Table of Contents

About the Series -- Introduction -- Viewing the Climate/Food Interaction -- Climate's Impact on Food Supplies: Can It Be Identified? -- Climate, Food and Society -- Uses of Climatic Knowledge in the Food Systems of Developing Countries -- Climate–Defensive Policies to Assure Food Supplies -- Botswana's Food: A Case of Livestock versus Climate -- Case Studies of the Multinational Corporation as a Food/Climate Buffer -- Reducing Climate's Impact -- Three Approaches to Reducing Climate's Impact on Food Supplies -- The Promise of Food and Climate Information Systems -- A Microecological View of Arid Land Agriculture -- Technologies and Strategies in Weatherproofing Crop Production -- New Options for Climate-Defensive Food Production -- Synthetic Foods: Eliminating the Climate Factor

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General