Cultivating the Future: Food in the Age of Climate Change

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The brochure promotes government incentives for farmers to lower agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and expand carbon sinks by sequestering carbon through organic farming and reduced tillage; reducing nitrous oxide emissions through minimal use of nitrogen fertilizer, capturing methane emissions from anaerobic manure handling facilities; reducing the use of fossil fuels on farms; increasing the generation of electricity from wind, solar and small-scale hydro; expanding the use of practices like hedges, shelterbelts, and forested riparian zones; expanding local food supply for local consumption; and supporting the use of sustainable biochar derived from farm and urban organic wastes.

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Girardet, Herbert; Bree, Axel; Rohde, Anja & Hilmar Bee 2009.

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  • World Future Council
    Publisher Info: http://www.worldfuturecouncil.org
    Place of Publication: Hamburg, Germany

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The brochure promotes government incentives for farmers to lower agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and expand carbon sinks by sequestering carbon through organic farming and reduced tillage; reducing nitrous oxide emissions through minimal use of nitrogen fertilizer, capturing methane emissions from anaerobic manure handling facilities; reducing the use of fossil fuels on farms; increasing the generation of electricity from wind, solar and small-scale hydro; expanding the use of practices like hedges, shelterbelts, and forested riparian zones; expanding local food supply for local consumption; and supporting the use of sustainable biochar derived from farm and urban organic wastes.

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The Environmental Policy Collection contains reports, policy documents, and media selected from local, statewide, national, and international organizations; government and private agencies; and scientific and research institutions. The collection also contains theses and dissertations relevant to environmental policy.

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Girardet, Herbert; Bree, Axel; Rohde, Anja & Hilmar Bee. Cultivating the Future: Food in the Age of Climate Change, text, 2009; Hamburg, Germany. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc13686/: accessed March 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .