Climate Change: The Need for Action

February 2002
Global Dialogue;Winter2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
In this article, the discusses on the effect of global warming on climate. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the largest body of scientists studying the phenomenon, the temperature of earth has increased from 0.45 degree C to 0.6 degree C during the twentieth century. He also states that the future level of carbon dioxide is uncertain, which is the main greenhouse gas. It also affects on the availability of fossil fuels, population size, economic changes and the steps that is prepared to take to reduce emissions.


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