California Facing $3 Billion in Agricultural Losses

NWF   |   May 8, 2009


A recent article Warming could choke ag highlights findings that water shortages could lead to $3 billion in agricultural losses by 2050 in California if current trends continue. The draft 2009 Climate Action Team Report to the Governor and Legislature is a synthesis of 37 studies from major universities and research institutions.

Global warming is predicted to cause less snowpack, more extreme drought conditions, increased invasive species, and more wildfires in America’s West. Learn more about these impacts at Global Warming in the American West.

Larry Schweiger

Published: May 8, 2009