Agricultural Productivity Growth for Long Run Sustainability
08 Oct 2018 | Contributor(s): Uris Lantz C Baldos
Video presentation on "Agricultural Productivity Growth for Long Run Sustainability" for the 2018 Conference on the Long Run Sustainability of US Agriculture, the National Press Club, Washington DC, September 17, 2018
SIMPLE-G US Web Application
11 Sep 2018 | Contributor(s): Jungha Woo, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Lan Zhao, Carol Song, Jaewoo Shin
SIMPLE-G US is the US version of the SIMPLE-G
New science of climate change impacts on agriculture implies higher social cost of carbon
22 Nov 2017 | Contributor(s): Frances C. Moore, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Tom Hertel, Delavane Diaz
Despite substantial advances in climate change impact research in recent years, the scientific basis for damage functions in economic models used to calculate the social cost of carbon (SCC) is either undocumented, difficult to trace, or based on a small number of dated studies. Here we present...
Achieving Sustainable Irrigation Water Withdrawals: Global Impacts on Food Production and Land Use
27 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s): Jing Liu, Tom Hertel, Richard Lammers, Alexander A Prusevich, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Danielle Grogan, Steve Frolking
Unsustainable water use challenges the capacity of water resources to ensure food security and continued growth of the economy. Adaptation policies targeting future water security can easily overlook its interaction with other sustainability metrics and unanticipated local responses to the...
Predicting Long Term Food Demand, Cropland Use and Prices
08 Sep 2017 | Contributor(s): Tom Hertel, Uris Lantz C Baldos, Dominique van der Mensbrugghe
This paper seeks to survey, understand and reconcile the widely divergent estimates of long run global crop output, land use and price projections in the current literature. We begin by reviewing the history of such projections and the different models and assumptions used in these exercises. We...