How will U.S. agriculture be affected by climate change and how do farmers benefit by decreasing their greenhouse gas emissions?
The Environmental and Economic Impacts of Increased Grain Ethanol Production in the U.S.
Can we increase grain ethanol production without risk to soil and water resources?
"No Regrets" Policies for Livelihoods and the Environment...
This paper analyzes the environmental and poverty effects of agricultural subsidies. It proposes policy reforms to help developing countries capitalize on subsidy reductions and turn their agriculture sectors into vehicles for sustainable development.
Outlines economic and "fairness" reasons why supporting the sale of the cost-share portion of agricultural nutrient and sediment reductions is not the most appropriate policy for the USDA and other government agencies to adopt....
Summary of briefing by Jonathan Lash, President of the World Resources Institute, for journalists on environmental trends for 2006.
The challenge for Asia
This paper introduces the socio-economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology in Asia and suggests a research agenda to determine if and how biotechnology can contribute to pro-poor sustainable development in the region.
How can genetic engineering serve U.S. midwestern agricultural sustainability?
Explores the intersection of two critical, but rarely juxtaposed science and policy issues: The path to U.S. agricultural sustainability and the future of genetically engineered (GE) crops.
An investment for agriculture, water quality, and climate change
Compares a number of policy options to reduce nutrient loss in the Mississippi River Basin from agricultural sources, provide new income sources for farmers, and help address hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.
Its Implications for Local Communities
Gives an overview of the emerging global regime on genetic resources, with a special emphasis on its implications for local and impoverished communities worldwide.