Inside Climate News Article Features AgMIP Research and Dr. Alex Ruane

Aug 25, 2017


Corn yields face the greatest risk among staple crops, with yields estimated to fall an average of 7.4 percent for every degree celsius that temperatures rise, according to a new study. 

By: Greg Reppucci

AgMIP research and findings from a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) were featured in Inside Climate News recently. The story, “How Deeply Will Rising Temperatures Cut into Crop Yields?” discusses the PNAS research and highlights the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) initiatives and purpose.

AgMIP Science Coordinator and climate team co-leader Dr. Alex Ruane (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies) was interviewed for the Inside Climate News article. Dr. Joshua Elliot, co-leader of AgMIP’s Global Gridded Crop Model Intercomparison, was also interviewed.

The news article can be found on Inside Climate News. It is available for viewing here.