Australia: Climate change means tough time for Northern Rivers farmers

Northern Star: FARMERS across the Northern Rivers are facing a future of higher temperatures, more pests and less ground water, warns a report released this week by the Australian Climate Commission. And these are only some of the risks facing the agricultural sector detailed in the report Critical Decade 2013. Some main points from the report The nation's highly respected Climate Commissioner Professor Will Steffen described the risks to the farming sector as "substantial". "Farmers are on the frontline of......

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