Tackling climate change through livestock an important emitter of greenhouse gases ghg the livestock sector also has a large potential to reduce its emissions this is the main conclusion drawn by the report tackling climate change through livestock. The impacts of climate change on livestock and livestock systems in developing countries a review of what we know and what we need to know livestock production in the usa is known to be adversely affected by hot summer weather hahn et al 1992 some of these options may be able to reduce the negative impacts of livestock on climate . Global demand for livestock products is expected to double by 2050 mainly due to improvement in the worldwide standard of living meanwhile climate change is a threat to livestock production because of the impact on quality of feed crop and forage water availability animal and milk production livestock diseases animal reproduction and biodiversity. Pdf climate change and its effects on existence on earth are becoming more and more relevant as physical evidence of change in our climate is beginning to mount livestock production and our . Livestock and climate change agriculture is often seen as a large contributor to cli mate change through the emission of greenhouse ga ses at the same time food production and income for rural communities are strongly affected by the same climate change through increased droughts floods storms and adverse weather patterns
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