climate change


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Synonyms for climate change

a change in the world's climate

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Climate change will also have a devastating impact on global food security," said Asma Lateef, director of the Bread for the World Institute.
Global Climate Change and Human Health: From Science to Practice," available now, tells the story of climate change and health through multiple lenses: epidemiological, clinical and public health, said George Luber, PhD, MA, one of the book's authors, who is chief of the Climate and Health Program in the Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Environmental Health and an APHA member.
This was agreed in a meeting held here to deliberate upon Pakistan's stance on climate change at the forthcoming Conference.
Dr McLeod said: In just a matter of weeks international leaders will meet in Paris to agree a new, legally binding climate change agreement.
Climate change is not just about science, although understanding the science is important to grasping the significance of the issue.
Though the well-thought climate change policy was hammered out by the federal government, it is now responsibility of the provincial governments to put climate change mitigation and adaption-related proposed remedial measures to improve climate-resilience of their respective provinces and their people," Mushahidullah Khan said here on Friday while chairing a high-level progress review meeting.
The Climate Change Section is consulting with 43 departments of the provincial government including Livestock, Agriculture, Energy, Wildlife etc to prepare a Climate Change Policy in the province soon for the protection of environment.
Through a new tagging initiative that will be first used in the 2015 budget, policymakers and the general public would be able to easily identify and keep track of public budget funding for climate change response -- thus promoting greater transparency and prioritisation in government spending, officials said.
Climate models revealed climate change increased the number of dry days to 78 with no rainfall in North Island in 2013.
Critique: Climate change is a significant time variation in weather patterns occurring over periods ranging from decades to millions of years.
He cited the most recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which concluded that scientists are at least 95 percent certain that humans are the cause of climate change.
The IPCC report provides evidence that these extreme weather events will only increase in scale and frequency as a result of climate change over the coming decade and, as such, provides an even stronger case for concerted cross-government action to build the long-term resilience and prosperity of Wales in terms of its economy, its communities and its natural resources.
Dealing with a global problem like climate change will require a consolidated effort of adaptation and mitigation efforts.
She explained that the survey provides guidance for climate change communication strategies and for climate change adaptation planning.
A SURVEY by Newcastle City Council found people were receptive to climate change ideas and want to learn more.
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