Tag: climate change

Inaugural UF Community Chats event focuses on allergies, asthma and climate change

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Sunday, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will hold the first in a series of educational panel discussions known as Community Chats, this one focused on the possible consequences of… Read More

UF/IFAS study: Global food security aided by combining different methods

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are closer to helping producers better meet global food demand, now that they’ve combined simulation and statistical methods to help them predict how… Read More

UF hosting a climate change colloquium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Several University of Florida departments, institutes and centers are joining together this week to host “Imagining Climate Change, “a unique approach to environmental change that engages authors, scholars, scientists and the general public to imagine… Read More

Massive study shows climate change rapidly warming world’s lakes, UF/IFAS professor says

Click photo for larger image; photo cutline at bottom of page. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new study spanning six continents. More than… Read More

UF/IFAS study: New information changes few opinions on GMOs, global warming

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — First impressions are important. So much so that even armed with new information, many people won’t change their minds about genetically modified foods and global warming, a new University of Florida study shows. In fact,… Read More

UF/IFAS study: Wheat yield to decline as temperatures increase

See cutline below See video here: bit.ly/1Cbois7 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For every degree Celsius that the temperature increases, the world loses 6 percent of its wheat crop, according to a new global study led by a University of… Read More

UF/IFAS strategies give forest owners, managers disaster-coping methods

Caption at bottom GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Scientists believe climate change means more erratic weather patterns for the future, and that doesn’t bode well for forests in the Southeastern U.S. Two things trees don’t need are damaging hurricane-force winds… Read More