JUNE 16th GEOG 203 notes

JUNE 16th GEOG 203 notes - change that is already happening...

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JUNE 16 th GEOG 203 Guest lecturer – climate change on carribean countries China recently exceeded US at 21% of total ghg emissions Top 10 countries produce 66% of total ghg What are main global impacts of climate change? More natural disasters, Adaptation Adjusting systems, which moderate harm or exploit beneficial opportunities Recent emphasis, as mitigation has long-lag time and adaptation needed to address
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Unformatted text preview: change that is already happening Understanding of vulnerability important Anticipatory or reactive o Preparing for floods vs hurricane Katrina Equity issue important Intra-generational (north-south divide) Emission lvls vary around the world Inter-generational (current vs. Future)...
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