Webinar: It’s the microclimate! You didn’t see?
TheWaterChannel NewsFlash: November 25, 2016
It’s the microclimate! You didn’t see?
In global climate change discussions, all the talk is about adaptation and mitigation. Measures need to be taken to prepare communities for rising temperatures and extreme weather, while ways should be found to sequester more carbon from the air. Meanwhile, microclimates go largely unobserved and unattended. In view of the climate change that is with us today, this is a huge missed opportunity. Microclimate management offers much potential as a third way besides adaptation and mitigation, to build ecosystem resilience.
When zooming in on landscapes and their agricultural systems, there is much that microclimate management can do, to the extent that a large share of global climate change effects can be buffered at the local level. There is much potential to make the relation between microclimate and clustered interventions more explicit, to realise landscape transformation.
In a webinar on December 2nd (1300 Central European Time; Click here to check your local time), Frank van Steenbergen (MetaMeta) and JustDiggit will discuss the various components of microclimate, the factors that influence it, and practical actions we can take to manage the microclimate to increase the resilience of our agricultural systems. In the webinar, we will explore interventions that affect the microclimate, to build the resilience of productive functions in a landscape.
To attend the webinar, to read more about the speakers, and for other related resources, please visit http://thewaterchannel.tv/webinars
See you there!
With best regards,