Scenarios and roots of climate change

Hegedűs, Krisztina (2012) Scenarios and roots of climate change. In: Price of unsustainability. Economic impacts of climate change. Aula, Budapest, pp. 17-34. . ISBN 978-963-339-029-0

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There have been more and more words about climate change and global warming in the last few decades. But what do we really understand them? Is it logic that the climate change derived by human behaviour or is it an independent process of nature that occurs no matter how we try to stop it? Is the climate change a global warming or global cooling method? We know for sure that something is changing around us and we heard a million times that if we exhaust the resources of the Earth than we will cause permanent and irreversible damage. In the first part of this chapter we will see the facts. There will be a few different perspectives from a few different institutions publication about the methodology of measurement on climate change. In the second part of the chapter we shall distinguish how big part of the changes may be the results of the human activities, or is it even possible to distinguish what causes the climate change. In the last part of this chapter the IPCC’s scenario will be explained on the case if the process of the climate change can not be stopped, or if human kind does not do anything for mitigation.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:climate change, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes, IPCC
Divisions:Faculty of Economics > Department of World Economy
Projects:TAMOP 4.2.1/B-09/1/KMR-2010-0005
ID Code:1008
Deposited By: Ádám Hoffmann
Deposited On:16 Nov 2012 12:07
Last Modified:16 Nov 2012 12:07

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