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Surviving global warming : why eliminating greenhouse gases isn't enough

Author: Roger A Sedjo
Publisher: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though the Paris Agreement on climate change was a significant achievement, most authorities agree that its measures to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions will be insufficient to offset the forecasted increase in global warming. Climate expert Roger A. Sedjo argues we must also begin planning adaptation strategies--Plan B--which enable societies to anticipate and protect against the worst effects of inevitable climate  Read more...
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Sedjo, Roger A.
Surviving global warming.
Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2019
(DLC) 2018060088
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Sedjo
ISBN: 9781633885288 1633885283
OCLC Number: 1049787719
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Climate change : where are we now? --
Al Gore and the greenhouse gas theory : Plan A --
Natural climate change : GHGs are not the whole answer --
Plan A, mitigation : a bridge too far? --
Plan B, the adaptation solution --
Adaptation through reflectivity and geoengineering --
Political challenges --
"Plan B" as insurance --
Where from here? : next steps as well as summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: Roger A. Sedjo.

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Though the Paris Agreement on climate change was a significant achievement, most authorities agree that its measures to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions will be insufficient to offset the forecasted increase in global warming. Climate expert Roger A. Sedjo argues we must also begin planning adaptation strategies--Plan B--which enable societies to anticipate and protect against the worst effects of inevitable climate change.

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