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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 warning on climate change follows U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the world’s second-biggest emitter from the Paris Agreement, even while the rest of . Climate change and agriculture are interrelated processes, both of which take place on a global warming affects agriculture in a number of ways, including through changes in average temperatures, rainfall, and climate extremes (e.g., heat waves); changes in pests and diseases; changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide and ground-level ozone concentrations; .

    The Climate Change Asia (CCA) initiative was established at the Asian Institute of Technology in with like-minded partners - the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and the United States Agency for International Development - with the aim to build capacities of developing countries in Asia and the Pacific to access, mobilize and . Global Warming and East Asia analyses the domestic politics, foreign policy and international relations of climate change in East and Southeast Asia, The countries of this important region are often disproportionately affected by climate change and, as they expand and develop, their contribution to the problem grows.

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