Climate change adaptation in the agriculture sector in Europe

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Series Details Number 4
Publication Date 2019
ISBN 978-92-9480-072-5
ISSN 1977-8449
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According to this report, crop and livestock production was projected to decrease and could even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe's southern and Mediterranean regions due to the increased negative impacts of climate change. The study says that adapting to climate change must be made a top priority for the European Union’s agriculture sector if it is to improve resilience to extreme events like droughts, heatwaves and floods.

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EurActiv, 04/09/2019: Climate change will dramatically devalue farmland in southern Europe, EU agency reveals
The Guardian, 04/09/2019: Benefits to farmers of global heating outweighed by losses, says report
Euronews, 18/09/2019: EU warns climate change could wipe out crop production in Europe

EU EEA: News, 04/09/2019: Climate change threatens future of farming in Europe

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