The cost of global warming

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in climate | 0 comments

Global warming does come with a hefty price tag for each country of the world, regardless if we acknowledge it right now or when it’s far too late. Scientists and economists alike are predicting that in the United States alone, an 80% reduction in harmful emissions will be needed. Not only is this going to potentially prompt an international discussion about our impact on the planet, but the change will also fail to come cheaply. Nonetheless,...

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Adaptation and Mitigation

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in climate | 0 comments

Adaptation As we already know, IPCC defines adaptation as ‘adjustment in natural or human systems to a new or changing environment’. Before we move further, it is important to understand three terms related to adaptation, namely, coping range, resilience range, and failure range. Coping Range: Coping range represents the magnitude or rate of disturbance various systems like communities, enterprises, or ecosystems can tolerate without...

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Changemakers

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in people | 0 comments

Joseph J. Romm Joseph J. Romm is a physicist turned author who’s relentless blogs on climate change was effective in highlighting the importance of climate change and the importance of bringing down geen house gases in America. He was named in Rolling stone magazine’s list of 100 people who are changing America and in September 2009, Time magazine honoured him as one of its Heros of the Environment. He is one of the most influencial bloggers...

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Responses to Climate Change

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in climate | 0 comments

To tackle global warming, most countries of the world have signed an international treaty – the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) – in June 1992. Till October 2009, 192 parties became members of the UNFCCC. The main purpose of the UNFCCC is to consider what can be done to reduce global warming, and to cope with whatever temperature increases are inevitable. The UNFCCC Secretariat supports all...

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