Montana agriculture stakeholders get the lowdown on climate change

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CCL News Feb 25, 2016 By Alex Amonette

“Late last year, renowned climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann had some sobering news for Montanans who make their living off the land: If we don’t take steps to reduce carbon emissions, the impact of climate change, in the long run, will outpace our ability to adapt.

A report released Wednesday from the Montana Farmers Union bears out Dr. Mann’s warning, estimating that agricultural losses from climate change could eventually total $736 million a year with over 12,000 jobs lost to declining production….”

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