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ISBN: 0821378872, 9780821378878
Authors: Robin Mearns, Andrew Norton
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: vulnerability, warming, world, equity, change, dimensions, climate, social
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New Frontiers of Social Policy English; Paperback; 344 pages; 6x9Published December 2, 2009 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-7887-8; SKU: 17887 Climate change is arguably the most profound challenge facing theinternational community in the 21st century. It is as much a challengefor poverty reduction, growth and development as it is a globalenvironmental issue. It could undermine or reverse progress......
ISBN: 0309152119, 9780309152112
Author: Committee On Methods For Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: international, climate, agreements, support, methods, greenhouse, gas, emissions, verifying
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The world's nations are moving toward agreements that will bind us together in an effort to limit future greenhouse gas emissions. With such agreements will come the need for all nations to make accurate estimates of greenhouse gas emissions and to monitor changes over time. In this context, the present book focuses on the greenhouse gases that result from human activities, have long lifetimes in ......
ISBN: 0309210879, 9780309210874
Authors: Committee For The Workshop On Frontiers In Understanding Climate Change, Polar Ecosystems; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: ecosystems, summary, workshop, polar, change, understanding, climate, frontiers
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The polar regions are experiencing rapid changes in climate. These changes are causing observable ecological impacts of various types and degrees of severity at all ecosystem levels, including society. Even larger changes and more significant impacts are anticipated. As species respond to changing environments over time, their interactions with the physical world and other organisms can also chang......
ISBN: 9533074116, 9789533074115
Authors: Juan Blanco, Houshang Kheradm,
Source: www.intechopen.com
Keywords: effects, socioeconomic, change, climate
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Copyrights: Creative Commons

Edited by: Juan Blanco and Houshang KheradmandISBN 978-953-307-411-5, Hard cover, 454 pagesPublisher: InTechPublication date: September 2011Subject: Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences This book shows some of the socio-economic impacts of climate change according to different estimates of the current or estimated global warming. A series of scientific and experimental research projects explore ......
ISBN: 0821377663, 9780821377666
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: vulnerabilities, disasters, reducing, primer, resilient, cities, climate
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: World Bank Training SeriesEnglish; Mixed Media; 184 pages; 8.5x11Published February 19, 2009 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-7766-6; SKU: 17766 Climate Resilient Cities is the first tool of its kind for citygovernments to better understand how to plan for climate change impactsand impending natural disasters through sound urban planning. It equipslocal governments with information to actively en......
Authors: National Science, Technology Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: change, summary, proceedings, climate, global, human, health, conference
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Download free ebook: Conference On Human Health And Global Climate Change:summary Of The Proceedings......
ISBN: 9264086862, 9789264086869
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: agriculture, change, climate
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Climate change is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector to which farmers will have to adapt. While agriculture is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, it is also a source of carbon storage in soils. This report examines the economic and policy issues related to the impacts of climate change on agriculture and adaptation responses and to the mitigation of g......
ISBN: 030905429X, 9780309054294
Authors: panel On Aerosol Radiative Forcing, Climate Change, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: forcing, climate, change, radiative, aerosol, research, program, plan
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This book recommends the initiation of an "integrated" research program to study the role of aerosols in the predicted global climate change. Current understanding suggest that, even now, aerosols, primarily from anthropogenic sources, may be reducing the rate of warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to specific research recommendations, this book forcefully argues for two kinds ......
ISBN: 0309154251, 9780309154253
Author: Committee On National Security Implications Of Climate Change For U.s. Naval Forces; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: naval, forces, change, climate, security, implications, national
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In response to the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), the National Research Council appointed a committee operating under the auspices of the Naval Studies Board to study the national security implications of climate change for U.S. naval forces. In conducting this study, the committee found that even the most moderate current trends in climate, if continued, will present new national security chall......
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