Author: Dr Jillian Lenné

Comments (agricultural, environmental) to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report of 6th October, 2018

Sir Brian Heap,
Dr Jillian Lenné,
Professor Neil C. Turner,
Denis J Murphy,
Dr David Frape
“ Global warming of 1.5°C, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty” . Summary and Conclusions The report of 48 th Session of the IPCC indicates how human activities must change during the next 12 years if the worst effects of global …


Climate change, crop plant diseases and future food production

Dr Jillian Lenné
Over the next 100 years, with increasing levels of CO 2 and O 3 , global temperatures are predicted to rise by 2°to 4 °C. Extreme weather events such as drought, heat waves and erratic rainfall patterns are also likely to become more common. Changes in climate will affect different parts of world agriculture in different ways. Rising temperatures in tropical regions will be detrimental to crop production. In marginal, semi-arid areas of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, crop production …