Climate Change

Climate change and agriculture are tied directly to social equity and development. Agriculture is both a cause and solution to global warming. Climate change creates new challenges to food production and the people who produce it.

Seeing the forest through the trees - a northwoods community makes a plan on climate

Rural communities are already being affected by a changing climate, and each community’s experiences and responses are unique. Because of the politically-charged nature of the term “climate change” it can be a difficult topic to discuss in rural communities, but addressing the impacts of extreme weather and a changing climate is necessary for community resilience.