fundamental resource for preparing Australia’s primary
for the challenges and opportunities of climate change for primary
industry professionals, land managers, policy makers, researchers and
This book moves beyond describing the causes and consequences of
climate change to show how each of Australia's primary
industries—agriculture, forestry and fisheries—can
and become even more efficient and productive.
| The core
content of the book
is based on a recent science review prepared for the National Climate
Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries.
the review is
included in the book, plus extra content to cover climate change
scenarios, socio-economic considerations and greenhouse gas emissions
along with summary information and frequently asked questions.
Chapters for each primary industry review the implications of climate
change, assess realistic adaptation options, and highlight potential
options for the longer-term. Case studies for each industry are
included along with summary tables of adoption options.
Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change
Preparing Australian Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the Future
by Chris Stokes and Mark Howden