Farmer beliefs and concerns about climate change and attitudes toward adaptation and mitigation: Evidence from Iowa Arbuckle, J. Gordon Morton, Lois Arbuckle, J. Gordon Hobbs, Jon
dc.contributor.department Sociology 2018-02-16T19:21:00.000 2020-07-02T06:50:20Z 2020-07-02T06:50:20Z Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2013 2013-06-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Agriculture is both vulnerable to climate change impacts and a significant source of greenhouse gases. Increasing agriculture’s resilience and reducing its contribution to climate change are societal priorities. Survey data collected from Iowa farmers are analyzed to answer the related research questions: (1) do farmers support adaptation and mitigation actions, and (2) do beliefs and concerns about climate change influence those attitudes. Results indicate that farmers who were concerned about the impacts of climate change on agriculture and attributed it to human activities had more positive attitudes toward both adaptive and mitigative management strategies. Farmers who believed that climate change is not a problem because human ingenuity will enable adaptations and who did not believe climate change is occurring or believed it is a natural phenomenon—a substantial percentage of farmers—tended not to support mitigation.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is from <em>Climatic Change</em> 118 (2013): 551, <a href="" target="_blank">doi:10.1007/s10584-013-0700-0</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural and Resource Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Community-Based Research
dc.subject.disciplines Demography, Population, and Ecology
dc.subject.disciplines Rural Sociology
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dc.title Farmer beliefs and concerns about climate change and attitudes toward adaptation and mitigation: Evidence from Iowa
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