Farmers are Climate change refugees

Farmers are refugees of climate change. Elsie Gabriel Lack of research and development in the agriculture sector, government subsidies, international imports and competition, unpredictable climate patterns are the main causes for a staggering number of Indian farmers who are resorting to suicide.Suicide has spread like an epidemic among the distraught farmers. Climate change and agricultureare interrelated processes, both of which take place on a global scale, not just India. Climate change affects agriculture in a number of ways, including through changes in sea levels,average temperatures,  ground level ozone levels, rainfall and climate extremes, changes inpests and diseases and changes in…continue reading →