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Kansas ag producers worried about climate change; Extension agents most trusted for info

A recent study of perceptions of climate change was undertaken in Kansas to learn what agricultural producers thought about climate change.  The results are published here in the Journal of Extension.  Based on focus group discussions at several locations in Kansas, most producers are worried about the potential impacts of climate…
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New report discusses economic risks of climate change to agriculture and other businesses

A new bipartisan report entitled “Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States” was just released and is getting a lot of attention in the media.  This report describes some of the economic impacts of increased warming, rising sea levels, and increasing variability on agricultural producers,…
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How global warming can be slowing down, speeding up, and going steady all at the same time

The Washington Post published an article this week which explained why people differ in their interpretations of climate data trends.  Trends are highly biased by which time period you pick to calculate the trend, and this article explains why we can have both a short-term cooling or hiatus in warming…
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