As global temperatures continue to rise, our climate will continue to change in many ways. The agriculture industry may be one of the largest groups affected by these changing conditions. New risks to agricultural production can come in many forms, but none may be as severe as the coming threats from climate change and water availability. In this Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC), will use mathematics and your own critical thinking to investigate the following challenge statement:
How will climate change and water access affect the agricultural industry in the coming decades? What insurance or public policy changes could help mitigate or respond to the projected risks to the industry?
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