Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Colombia could lose 60% of land suitable for irrigated rice due to climate change

(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) Without significant global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, Colombia will have 60% less land suitable for rice production by the 2050s. Due primarily to increased temperatures and decreased rainfall -- as opposed to sea-level rise, which is the driver of projected change to rice production in some Asian countries -- the research shows suitable conditions will need to be found at higher elevations when low-altitude fields are too hot or dry for irrigated rice.