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Extreme Adaptation: Navigating the Troubled Waters of the ‘New Normal’

Posted by David Gustafson | December 21, 2021
Water. H-2-O. It’s the dominant molecule of our lives. We are 60% water (on average). Life as we know it is only possible because our…

Building Better Biochar Breakthroughs: A Roadmap for Biochar Research

Posted by Embrey Bronstad | December 14, 2021
What is the first thing you think when you hear “Black Gold”? Is it the theme song for the Beverly Hillbillies? A baritone “Texas Tea”?…

The ‘Carbon Market Bazaar’: Future Windfall for Producers or Just Hot Air?

Posted by David Gustafson | December 2, 2021
I’m a fan of action movies, where a Middle Eastern bazaar is a popular place for high-speed chases. Even without the careening bullets and motorcycles,…

Recent News Stories on Agriculture and Climate Change – Why Now?

Posted by Sonia A. Hall | November 23, 2021
Perspectives on Sustainability and our sister blog AgClimate.net, we have been discussing impacts on agriculture resulting from a changing climate for years now. We also…

Will I be able to get fries with that? A new approach for answering life’s big questions about the future of food

Posted by David Gustafson | October 22, 2021
It’s been a long, hot, dry, fiery, smoky summer in much of the American West. That’s where the U.S. gets most of its fruits and…

Would you lease your water rights? The devil is in the details

Posted by Nicole Bell | October 5, 2021
Climate change is expected to alter both the availability and demand for water. In the western United States, roughly 80% of surface water is allocated…

Here’s the Dirt on Carbon Sequestration Potential in Cropland Soils

Posted by Nicole Bell | September 20, 2021
In this era with record-setting temperatures multiple years in a row, scientists are looking for methods to sequester carbon to slow the process of climate…

What Can We Learn from the ‘Pacific Northwest Heat Dome’ of 2021?

Posted by Nicole Bell | July 30, 2021
It wasn’t just hot in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) during the last week of June. It was extraordinarily hot. Temperatures at Oregon State University’s North…

Waste a Lot, Warm a Lot – Reducing Food Waste is Part of Climate-Friendly Eating

Posted by Nicole Bell | May 27, 2021
While many scientists, producers, and consumers recognize the importance of quantifying the carbon footprint of agriculture, most efforts focus on on-farm activities. The journey food…

Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fryer: Climate Mitigation Opportunities for French Fries

Posted by Nicole Bell | May 5, 2021
Efforts to quantify the carbon footprint of agriculture are often focused on the greenhouse gas emissions resulting from on-farm activities, mostly from fertilizer production and…
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