Climate change and infectious diseases in North America: the road ahead
- Motivating mitigation: when health matters more than climate change. Petrovic, Nada; Madrigano, Jaime; Zaval, Lisa // Climatic Change;Sep2014, Vol. 126 Issue 1/2, p245
The article focuses on a research that examines whether framing fossil fuel emissions in terms of public health versus climate change differentially influenced attitudes towards mitigation efforts. The research findings indicate the potential for leveraging the public's willingness to support...
- The fast and the furious. // High Country News;8/3/2015, Vol. 47 Issue 13, p18
The article discusses the environmental impact of wildfire that occur on the rainforest at the Pacific Northwest in North America. It highlights the contribution of several factors to the wildfires including climate change, humidity and rainfalls. It also cites various grasses that grow in the...
- Potential Scale-Related Problems in Estimating the Costs of CO2 Mitigation Policies. Green, Christopher // Climatic Change;Feb2000, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p331
Addresses the scale-related problem relating to the difficulty in substituting away from fossil fuels as part of a policy designed to mitigate climate change. Scale concept in economics; Overview on energy economy models; Land intensity problem; Model of technology adoption.
- Foreword. Biber, Eric; Infelise, Robert // Ecology Law Quarterly;2015, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p171
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses several reports published within issue on topics including impact of fossil fuel production on land and sea; air pollution from the local to the continental level from combustion of fossil fuels and climate change.
- Climate Change. DIXON, CHRIS // Walls & Ceilings;Dec2015, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p46
In this article, the author comments that stopping climate change is not possible as it will require to stop the use of fossil fuels, there are unknown reasons for climate change and keeping temperature rise less than two degree celsius is unachievable in reality.
- Voluntary action on climate change -- is it enough? Priesnitz, Wendy // Natural Life;Jan/Feb2000, Issue 71, p8
Reports on a study by Canada's David Suzuki Foundation showing that voluntary action is not enough to cut the fossil fuel emissions that cause climate change. Special interests' exaggeration of the costs of cutting fossil fuel consumption; Action by Canadians (ABC) program designed to address...
- Climate Variability, Vulnerability, and Coping Mechanism in Alaknanda Catchment, Central Himalaya, India. Kumar, Kireet; Joshi, Sneh; Joshi, Varun // AMBIO - A Journal of the Human Environment;Jun2008, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p286
A study was carried out to discover trends in the rainfall and temperature pattern of the Alaknanda catchment in the Central Himalaya. Data on the annual rainfall, monsoon rainfall for the last decade, and average annual temperatures over the last few decades were analyzed. Nonparametric methods...
- Climate change in the North Pacific region over the past three centuries. Moore, G. W. K.; Holdsworth, Gerald; Alverson, Keith // Nature;11/28/2002, Vol. 420 Issue 6914, p401
The relatively short length of most instrumental climate records restricts the study of climate variability, and it is therefore essential to extend the record into the past with the help of proxy data. Only since the late 1940s have atmospheric data been available that are sufficient in quality...
- THE DURBAN DECLARATION ON CARBON TRADING. // Rachel's Democracy & Health News;8/2/2007, Issue 918, p2
The article presents the Durban declaration on carbon trading, signed by various representatives of people's movements and independent organizations on October 10, 2004 in Durban, South Africa. The signatories reject the claim that carbon trading will halt the climate crisis. They argue that...