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carbon fertilisation

Catalogue: Ground Cover
By Rebecca Thyer The latest speculation on just how much global warming will hit world agriculture has predicted that Australian agriculture faces potential productivity losses of up to 27 per cent within the next 75 years... In a new book, Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country written by economist William Cline, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Center for Global Development and the Peterson Institute for International Economics, rural Western Australia and Queensland are singled out as becoming Australia's most affected farming areas... If carbon fertilisation is factored in, Australia's possible productivity losses would be limited to about 16 per cent by 2080...
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