College of Veterinary Medicine

Impacting Animal Health and Food Security Policy

Local Policies at the Intersection of Environment, Animal Agriculture, and Food Security

Climate Change, Animal Agriculture and Food Security - the Science, Politics, and Beliefs and how they may affect food security.

October 22-24, 2012

Sacramento CA

 

Background Information

A substantial part of the background for this program is found on California climate change portal http://www.climatechange.ca.gov/

The portal outlines both its mitigation and adaptation strategies. Preparing for this program, you should be familiar with the information in the portal but particularly the following:


Background for specific topics

California (as are many western states) has significant policies regarding water. A summary of climate change impacts on California’s water resources is available http://www.climatechange.ca.gov/adaptation/documents/Statewide_Adaptation_Strategy_-_Chapter_7_-_Water_Management.pdf

The following are links to documents discussing the impact of climate change on public health with an emphasis on vector borne disease.

 

 

 

For more information about these programs contact Bill Sischo (wmsischo@vetmed.wsu.edu) or Jonna Mazet
Last Edited: Oct 16, 2012 8:07 AM   


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