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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 36–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
... change global warming emissions United States Donald Trump China Australia Brazil PERSPECTIVE As the Stakes Rise, Climate Action Loses Momentum JOSHUA BUSBY 36 Three years ago, I wrote an optimistic es-say in these pages on how the 2015 Paris Agreement broke new ground and paved the way...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Patt climate change adaptation global warming floods European Union European Commission Alps Rhine River transnational policy 108 Europeans are taking the risks presented by climate change seriously, and responding. The Push for Proactive Climate Adaptation in Europe LAURA BOOTH...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 62–68.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of the University of California Mark Carey Holly Moulton Peru Andes climate change global warming glaciers floods climate adaptation climate justice 62 A focus on the various factors shaping climate adaptation over time partic- ularly the social, economic, and political dimensions fosters...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2018
... warming sea level rise hurricanes storms climate adaptation storms flooding social infrastructure resilience Netherlands Rotterdam Houston 16 Focusing solely on physical infrastructure runs the risk of overlooking another critical component of resilience: social infrastructure...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 277–281.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Susan Crate Northern Russia's physical vulnerability to climate change is at best severe, considering the underlying permafrost and the threat that warming presents to that foundation. 277 Northern Russia s physical vulnerability to climate change is at best severe, con- sidering the underlying...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2017
... that even with these pledges, the world is on track for warming of as much as 4 degrees or more by the end of the century. Therefore, a fundamentally important, but usually overlooked, piece of the Paris Agreement is a strong focus on adaptation in addition to mitigation. Climate adaptation requires...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 144–148.
Published: 01 April 2015
... greenhouse gases consequences global warming adaption compensation poverty poor disproportionate burden disaster donors funding COP20 COP19 COP22 Lima Paris Geneva 144 Bangladesh, which is particularly exposed to the consequences of climate change and suffered two devastating cyclones...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 34–36.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the University of California Lorraine Elliott nations successor environment Kyoto protocol 2015 agree heavy burden climate change global warming mitigation fossil fuels carbon footprint output reduction paris treaty china united states secretary ban ki-moon Intergovernmental...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 12–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in 2014. The causal connection between human activity and the warming of the earth s mean surface temperatures has strengthened from quite tentative to extremely likely over a quar- ter century. Knowledge has grown about regional phenomena, such as the indian monsoon and the South American El Niño...
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Current History (2004) 103 (677): 434–437.
Published: 01 December 2004
... . 2004 Current History Paul Ehrlich Julian Simon environment resources AIDS global warming Kyoto Protocol Millennium Goals Ethiopia China Paul Ehrlich held that voracious consumption would leave the West reeling when essential resources ran out. Julian Simon believed that people...
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Current History (2003) 102 (662): 113–118.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Joshua W. Busby Although the dispute about climate change is overshadowed by the strain in European–American relations concerning war with Iraq, it may have been a factor in the growing level of distrust between the United States and Europe. Indeed, the dispute over global warming may mask a larger...