103 CLIMATE 3 - OUTLINE: CLIMATE CHANGE III 1. POSSIBLE...

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OUTLINE: CLIMATE CHANGE III 1. POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCES 2. SOLUTIONS. Suggested readings. Pacala, S., and Socolow, R. 2004. Stabilization wedges: solving the climate problem for the next 50 years with current technologies. Science 305:968-972.
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Predicted Consequences 1. Changes in species ranges polar bears recently added to threatened list, loss of sea ice in Arctic was given as reason 2. Changes in farm yields 3. Possible extinctions
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PREDICTED CONSEQUENCES 1. CHANGES IN SPECIES RANGES . 2. CHANGES IN FARM YIELDS. 3. POSSIBLE EXTINCTIONS. Mountain top species in particular American pika
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Are projections realistic? From McCarthy 2009
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KYOTO PROTOCOL INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT WRITTEN IN 1997. GOAL: REDUCE EMISSIONS TO 7% LESS THAN 1990 LEVELS. REQUIRES DEVELOPED NATIONS TO BEGIN IMMEDIATELY; POORER NATIONS TO BEGIN LATER. [SAME PROCESS AS WITH OZONE AGREEMENT]
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SOURCES OF HUMAN-PRODUCED GREENHOUSE GASES IN 2008, CHINA PASSED THE USA AND IS NOW THE LARGEST PRODUCER OF GREENHOUSE GASES
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103 CLIMATE 3 - OUTLINE: CLIMATE CHANGE III 1. POSSIBLE...

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