Climate Change and Agriculture

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Agriculture's impact on greenhouse gas emissions and vulnerability to extreme weather has been brought into focus recently by increasing attention to changing climates.

Farmers and ranchers in Alberta have already taken many steps to reduce, remove and/or replace greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, overall production has increased and adaptation to Alberta's changing climate conditions has improved.

Together with all Albertans, farmers and ranchers can benefit from continuing to meet the challenges of a low-carbon economy and bounce back from the negative impacts of changing climates.

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