climate change

More insurance subsidies for European farmers – is it needed?

by Anna Lorant – Maria Fekete Farkas In addition to traditional sources of uncertainties, such as market price volatility and animal and plant health-related risks, the impacts of climate change have recently become a major concern in the agricultural sector throughout the world. Insurance has been commonly proposed as a key instrument…

MITIGATION ACTIVITIES TO REDUCE EMISSION OF AGRICULTURAL GREENHOUSE GASES IN HUNGARY

by János Lazány Pressure on natural resources and the global environment have been identified as the most important challenges to maintain prosperity and improve environmental care. Agriculture is responsible for only a small proportion of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, but the sector is more closely associated with emissions of other greenhouse…

THE CLIMATE CHANGE AND AGRICULTURE – DIMENSIONS AND CORRELATIONS

by Mirela Matei , Adrian Stancu, Predrag Vuković Global climate changes are taking place and its impacts on economy are already occurring in fields like tourism, agriculture, forestry, infrastructure, insurance industry or capital market. Specialists draw attention that climate change has negative effects and positive effects. For example, in some parts…