Global Warming: The Causes and Consequences

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Mind Melodies, Dec 23, 2010 - Science - 200 pages
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Global warming and climate change have become an issue of great concern. Now as the world is getting technologically and industrially more advanced, resulting in the setting up of huge factories, the environmental pollution is heading towards alarming levels. It is obvious that more factories mean more pollution and more carbon emissions, which highly aggravate global warming. Keeping this in view, the policy makers from all over the w¬orld have decided to unite and chalk out a plan to keep the adverse effects of global warming within safety limits. This book is also an effort in this direction. Defining in detail the major aspects of global warming, it discusses at length its causes and effects. Taking a close look at the global response to contain global warming, it also explains the important provisions of Copenhagen Summit, Kyoto Protocol and Post-Kyoto Protocol Negotiations on Green-house Gas Emissions.
 

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Contents

Preface
Effects of Global Warming 25
Climate Change and Agriculture 48
Responses to Global Warming 64
Kyoto Protocol 91
PostKyoto Protocol Negotiations on Greenhouse
Appendix 153
Glossary 185
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Ishita Haldar teaches Geography in Veda Vyas DAV Public School, Vikaspuri, New Delhi. She completed her B.A. (Hons) from Delhi University and M.Sc in Geography from Kurukshetra University. She has co-authored a book of DAV Board for class VIII students.

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