publication . Research . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil

Haroldo Machado Filho; Moraes, Cassia; Bennati, Paula; Rodrigues, Renato De Aragão; Guilles, Marcela; Vasconcelos, Pedro; Lima, Amanda; Isadora Vasconcelos;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Brasilia: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Abstract
The starting point for this study was the consideration of future climate change scenarios and their uncertainties. The paper presents the global projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) and compares them with regional scenarios (downscaling) developed by the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais - INPE), with a focus on two main IPCC scenarios (RCP4.5 and RCP8.5) and two main global models (MIROC and Hadley Centre) for the periods 2011-2040 and 2041-2070. It aims to identify the main trends in terms of changes in temperature and precipitation for the ...
Subjects
free text keywords: climate change, impacts, family farming, North, Northeast, Brazil, Mudança do clima, Clima, Agricultura familiar, Impacto ambiental, ddc:330
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publication . Research . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Climate change and impacts on family farming in the North and Northeast of Brazil

Haroldo Machado Filho; Moraes, Cassia; Bennati, Paula; Rodrigues, Renato De Aragão; Guilles, Marcela; Vasconcelos, Pedro; Lima, Amanda; Isadora Vasconcelos;