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Asian Change in the Context of Global Climate Change

Impact of Natural and Anthropogenic Changes in Asia on Global Biogeochemical Cycles (International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Book Series)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Global warming,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Climatic changes--Environmental aspects--Asia,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Biogeochemistry,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Asia

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames Galloway (Editor), Jerry Melillo (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7749668M
    ISBN 100521638887
    ISBN 109780521638883

    The Special Report on ‘the impacts of global warming of °C above preindustrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty’, is the first publication in the Sixth Assessment. 'This book offers an excellent and comprehensive examination of the tensions surrounding global intellectual property rights and the cross-border diffusion of the technologies necessary to Cited by: 5. Climate Change in Asia. Climate change is one of the biggest challenges faced globally and an issue with significant implications on energy, food and water security as well as health and safety of people across the world. Melting glaciers, heat waves, sinking cities, droughts and floods - the effects of climate change are too evident to be ignored. Chapter four describes the climate change scenarios and illustrates their consequences for crop yields at a global level and for South Asia - and in particular shows the vulnerability of the region to these changes. Baseline design, simulations, and results are discussed in chapter by: 2.


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