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Global climate change, edited by Suruchi Singh [and three others]

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Table Of Contents
Front Cover -- Global Climate Change -- Global Climate Change -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Biographies -- 1 - Climate change and existential threats -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The existential threats -- 3. The rise in temperature and global warming -- 4. Melting of glaciers and polar icecaps -- 5. Rise in sea level, sea shape, and sea composition -- 6. Hazards of climate change -- 7. Forest fires -- 8. Heat waves -- 9. Drought -- 10. Floods -- 11. Cyclones, hurricanes, and typhoons -- 12. Loss of biodiversity and impact on flora and fauna -- 13. Health effects -- 14. Food security -- 15. Climate refugees -- 16. Conclusion -- References -- 2 - Impact of climate change on biodiversity and shift in major biomes -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Effects of climate change on biodiversity -- 3. Changes in the recurring life cycle events -- 4. Climatic factors -- 5. Biological responses and ecosystem health -- 6. Buffer and porch effects -- 7. Range shifts -- 8. Extinction risks -- 9. Summary and conclusion -- References -- Further reading -- 3 - Climate-resilient agriculture: enhance resilience toward climate change -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Major causes for climate change -- 1.1.1 The natural factors causing climate change -- 1.1.2 Anthropogenic activities -- 1.2 Pros of climate change -- 1.3 Cons of climate change -- 2. Climate-resilient agriculture -- 3. Major programs for climate-resilient agriculture -- 3.1 NICRA: National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture -- 3.2 Objectives of National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture -- 3.3 Village Climate Risk Management Committee -- 4. Smart practices and technologies for climate-resilient agriculture -- 4.1 Conservation of natural resources -- 4.2 Conservation of soil moisture by mulching -- 4.2.1 Benefit of mulching -- 4.3 Conservation agriculture for sustainable land use
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (444 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780128230978

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