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Q&A: Climate Information for Food Systems

https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2018/12/12/actoday-climate-food-systems/Scientists at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society are studying how much climate plays a role in the global food supply, identifying food system vulnerabilities in specific areas, using new kinds of climate […]

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Q&A: Farmers’ Perceptions as Data

https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2018/12/12/qa-farmers-perceptions-data/For more than 10 years, researchers at IRI have been developing index insurance, which would provide a safety net for farmers who experience devastating climate events such as droughts and floods that severely impact their […]

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Q&A: The Latest in Subseasonal Climate Prediction

https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2018/12/12/qa-latest-subseasonal-climate-prediction/Until recently, predicting rainfall and temperature at the subseasonal timescale (i.e. between two weeks and three months) was considered impossible. That’s beginning to change. Original Title: Q&A: The Latest in Subseasonal Climate Prediction Full Text […]