ISBN 9788189766108,Global Climate Change Insights, Impacts and Concerns

Global Climate Change Insights, Impacts and Concerns


H D Kumar


Vitasta Publishing



Vitasta Publishing

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788189766108

ISBN-10 8189766104


Number of Pages 486 Pages
Language (English)


Climate change has already ascended to the top of the list of world's woes. The Western countiries were the biggest polluters until a few decades ago. the developing countries must avoid the exceses indulged by the West and lean appropriate lessons. Nature knowns no political frontiers, whether for climate change or transboundary pollution. The world has become waqrmer in the last 50 years, mostly due to human activities. The global temperature may increse by between 1.4 and 5.8*C with such consequences as rising sea level and amount and patern of precipitation. About Author : Har Darshan Kumar is a member of the United Nations Environment Porgramme (UNEP) panel on environmental efects of ozone depletion. Issues such as climate change, nano-biotechnology, stem cell biology, and alternative and complementary medicine are his current interests. He also edits the Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology for the Korean Society of Micriobiology (Seoul). Contents : Preface Abbreviations and Acronyms Units General Information The Earth System Climate Change Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming Ozone Layer and Ultraviolet-B Radiation Oceans and the Climate Climate, Energy and Aerosols Climate Change, Farming and Forestry Climate Change and India Management and Mitigation of Climate Appendix Glossary References Index