The fields of climate change and livestock research have not always been cosy bedfellows. But they are ironing out their difficulties and looking ahead.
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Petherick, A. Light is cast on a long shadow. Nature Clim Change 2, 705–706 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1703
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