Agricultural Economics seminar, "Climate change, livestock and the inevitability of adaptation" will be delivered by Prof Bruce McCarl, Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University at AFBI Newforge on 31 August 2018 at 11am.
The presentation will firstly review the evidence on how the climate is changing and then examine the implications on livestock productivity, followed by addressing how science groups and stakeholders need to begin adaptation.
Registration and refreshments from 10.30am.
Dr. Bruce McCarl is a University Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University.
Dr McCarl has been working on climate change and its impacts on agriculture for more than thirty years.
He is a Nobel Peace Prize participant in 2007 as a member of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
He is the author of over 280 journal articles plus numerous other publications.
He has held several editorial positions during his career including being Associate Editor of Climatic Change since 2000.
Dr. McCarl received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern Agricultural Economics Association and he is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA).
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