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Unformatted text preview: The first two principles must be meshed with the ethical and moral principles that govern fairness among nations, between genders, and among current and future generations Social incentives must reward those who act in a sustainable way and punish those who act in a non-sustainable manner. Why is climate change, considered by some, to be the most serious and most difficult to manage of all environmental problems? Climate is the envelope for all of earths systems : Truly global impacts, everyone will be influence somehow Resulting primarily from burning fossil fuels, the foundation How Does Climate Relate to Weather? The Heat Balance of Planet Earth-Climate change is caused by a change in the planets heat balance (energy in vs. energy out) Greenhouse gases-water vapor-carbon dioxide-methane-nitrous oxide-chlorofluorocarbons...
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