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Reducing emissions from agriculture to meet the 2 °C target. / Wollenberg, Eva; Richards, Meryl; Smith, Pete; Havlík, Petr; Obersteiner, Michael; Tubiello, Francesco N.; Herold, Martin; Gerber, Pierre; Carter, Sarah; Reisinger, Andrew; van Vuuren, Detlef P.; Dickie, Amy; Neufeldt, Henry; Sander, Björn O.; Wassmann, Reiner; Sommer, Rolf; Amonette, James E.; Falcucci, Alessandra; Herrero, Mario; Opio, Carolyn; Roman-Cuesta, Rosa Maria; Stehfest, Elke; Westhoek, Henk; Ortiz-Monasterio, Ivan; Sapkota, Tek; Rufino, Mariana C.; Thornton, Philip K.; Verchot, Louis; West, Paul C.; Soussana, Jean-François; Baedeker, Tobias; Sadler, Marc; Vermeulen, Sonja; Campbell, Bruce M.

In: Global Change Biology, Vol. 22, No. 12, 14.11.2016, p. 3859-3864.

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Wollenberg, E, Richards, M, Smith, P, Havlík, P, Obersteiner, M, Tubiello, FN, Herold, M, Gerber, P, Carter, S, Reisinger, A, van Vuuren, DP, Dickie, A, Neufeldt, H, Sander, BO, Wassmann, R, Sommer, R, Amonette, JE, Falcucci, A, Herrero, M, Opio, C, Roman-Cuesta, RM, Stehfest, E, Westhoek, H, Ortiz-Monasterio, I, Sapkota, T, Rufino, MC, Thornton, PK, Verchot, L, West, PC, Soussana, J-F, Baedeker, T, Sadler, M, Vermeulen, S & Campbell, BM 2016, 'Reducing emissions from agriculture to meet the 2 °C target', Global Change Biology, vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 3859-3864. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13340

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Wollenberg, E., Richards, M., Smith, P., Havlík, P., Obersteiner, M., Tubiello, F. N., Herold, M., Gerber, P., Carter, S., Reisinger, A., van Vuuren, D. P., Dickie, A., Neufeldt, H., Sander, B. O., Wassmann, R., Sommer, R., Amonette, J. E., Falcucci, A., Herrero, M., ... Campbell, B. M. (2016). Reducing emissions from agriculture to meet the 2 °C target. Global Change Biology, 22(12), 3859-3864. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13340

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Wollenberg E, Richards M, Smith P, Havlík P, Obersteiner M, Tubiello FN et al. Reducing emissions from agriculture to meet the 2 °C target. Global Change Biology. 2016 Nov 14;22(12):3859-3864. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13340

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Wollenberg, Eva ; Richards, Meryl ; Smith, Pete ; Havlík, Petr ; Obersteiner, Michael ; Tubiello, Francesco N. ; Herold, Martin ; Gerber, Pierre ; Carter, Sarah ; Reisinger, Andrew ; van Vuuren, Detlef P. ; Dickie, Amy ; Neufeldt, Henry ; Sander, Björn O. ; Wassmann, Reiner ; Sommer, Rolf ; Amonette, James E. ; Falcucci, Alessandra ; Herrero, Mario ; Opio, Carolyn ; Roman-Cuesta, Rosa Maria ; Stehfest, Elke ; Westhoek, Henk ; Ortiz-Monasterio, Ivan ; Sapkota, Tek ; Rufino, Mariana C. ; Thornton, Philip K. ; Verchot, Louis ; West, Paul C. ; Soussana, Jean-François ; Baedeker, Tobias ; Sadler, Marc ; Vermeulen, Sonja ; Campbell, Bruce M. / Reducing emissions from agriculture to meet the 2 °C target. In: Global Change Biology. 2016 ; Vol. 22, No. 12. pp. 3859-3864.

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title = "Reducing emissions from agriculture to meet the 2 °C target",
abstract = "More than 100 countries pledged to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the 2015 Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Yet technical information about how much mitigation is needed in the sector vs. how much is feasible remains poor. We identify a preliminary global target for reducing emissions from agriculture of ~1 GtCO2e yr−1 by 2030 to limit warming in 2100 to 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. Yet plausible agricultural development pathways with mitigation cobenefits deliver only 21–40% of needed mitigation. The target indicates that more transformative technical and policy options will be needed, such as methane inhibitors and finance for new practices. A more comprehensive target for the 2 °C limit should be developed to include soil carbon and agriculture-related mitigation options. Excluding agricultural emissions from mitigation targets and plans will increase the cost of mitigation in other sectors or reduce the feasibility of meeting the 2 °C limit.",
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AU - Herold, Martin

AU - Gerber, Pierre

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AU - Reisinger, Andrew

AU - van Vuuren, Detlef P.

AU - Dickie, Amy

AU - Neufeldt, Henry

AU - Sander, Björn O.

AU - Wassmann, Reiner

AU - Sommer, Rolf

AU - Amonette, James E.

AU - Falcucci, Alessandra

AU - Herrero, Mario

AU - Opio, Carolyn

AU - Roman-Cuesta, Rosa Maria

AU - Stehfest, Elke

AU - Westhoek, Henk

AU - Ortiz-Monasterio, Ivan

AU - Sapkota, Tek

AU - Rufino, Mariana C.

AU - Thornton, Philip K.

AU - Verchot, Louis

AU - West, Paul C.

AU - Soussana, Jean-François

AU - Baedeker, Tobias

AU - Sadler, Marc

AU - Vermeulen, Sonja

AU - Campbell, Bruce M.

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