MCP Agriculture Resources
Fourth Oregon Climate Assessment Report: State of climate science January 2019 Oregon Climate Research Institute
The Third Annual Oregon Climate Assessment Report January 2017 Oregon Climate Change Research Institute (OCCRI)
Climate Victory Gardens (Green America)
A Brief Guide to the Impacts of Climate Change on Food Production. (Yale Climate Connections. Oct. 05, 2019 )
Key Question 1: How will climate change, including reduction of water availability as well as temperature increases, influence agriculture, personal gardens, and landscaping?
Gardening in a Warming World: A Climate Smart Gardening Course Book (2017) Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension
Key Question 2: What impact will the increases in the level of CO2 have on agriculture?
Hot & Hungry: How climate change affects the nutrient content of our food (Mother Earth Living, Sept/Oct 2018
Climate change will make hundreds of millions more people nutrient deficient. Nicola Davis, August 27, 2018 in The Guardian.
Oregon Scientist Tracks Climate Change Effects On Wine (Jefferson Exchange 7-23-18)
The Great Nutrient Collapse Helena Bottemiller Evich, Politico, September 13, 2017
How Rising CO2 Levels May Contribute to Die-Off of Bees May 10, 2016 Yale Environment 360
Key Question 3: What is Regenerative Soil Management and how can it make a difference?
Soil Scientist Wins $250K Prize for Helping Farmers and Fighting the Climate Crisis Jordan Davidson, EcoWatch, Jun. 23, 2020
Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District. Maintaining your soil’s health: supporting soil as a living thing
Right Under Your Feet: Soil health and the climate crisis, Climate Reality Project 2017
6 States Tapping Into the Benefits of Carbon Farming, Diana Donlon July 12, 2017
Summit urged to clean up farming Nov 22, 2011 Nature
Soil Carbon Restoration: Can Biology do the Job? Jack Kittredge, August 14, 2015, NOFA/Mass
Regenerative Agriculture Groups
Key Question 4: How can we apply these concepts in our daily lives?
Food Label Guide (Green America)
Grass-Fed Beef Will Not Help Tackle Climate Change. Oct. 03, 2017 Eco Watch
Beef & holistic management and planned grazing theories of Allan Savory
(There is more on this issue – this is just a few to provide 2 sides of the ideas.)
Allan Savory’s Holistic Management Theory Falls Short on Science by Christopher Ketcham (Feb 23, 2017 in Sierra Magazine)