Crop productivity changes in 1.5° C and 2° C worlds under climate sensitivity uncertainty

Date Published 2018, May

Authors Schleussner, C.F., Deryng, D., Müller, C., Elliott, J., Saeed, F., Folberth, C., Liu, W., Wang, X., Pugh, T.A., Thiery, W. and Seneviratne, S.I.

Journal Environmental Research Letters
13(6), p.064007

This article investigates the sensitivity of future crop yield projections with a set of global gridded crop models for four major staple crops at 1.5 °C and 2 °C warming above pre-industrial levels, as well as at different CO2 levels determined by similar probabilities to lead to 1.5 °C and 2 °C.