American Farm Bureau prepares for climate change-driven drought

January 15, 2015 by  
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  Although the American Farm Bureau is tied to conventional agriculture and its conservative base, the organization is worried about climate change , and it’s preparing for the future impact that global warming will have on farming. The surprising move was driven by concerns about snowpack in the western US, which stores water during the winter and then releases it slowly throughout the year. A warming climate means that water stored as snow could instead fall as rain—and that could lead to a serious water shortage during the dry summer season. Read the rest of American Farm Bureau prepares for climate change-driven drought Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: climate change drought , climate change policy , dealing with climate change , drought dams , Farm Bureau climate change , Farm Bureau drought , Farm Bureau global warming , farmer drought , farming climate change , farming drought , farming global warming , global warming drought

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American Farm Bureau prepares for climate change-driven drought

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