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Global Warming and Climate Change

 
Chandrawati Jee (Author) Shagufta (Author)
Synopsis Global warming is predicted to cause rising ocean levels, lower plant productivity, and more frequent and dangerous wether patterns. Ozone depletion may also make it harder to combat global warming, because more UV light penetrates the world's oceans and destroys plankton. Plankton plays a pivotal role in the ability of oceans to draw carbon dioxide (the primary global warming chemical) from the atmosphere, thereby making oceans (along with rainforest) important "carbon sinks." Loss of these "sinks" further exacerbates global warming by accelerating the buildup of so-called greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

The scientific evidence is overwhelming that global warming and ozone depletion are two of the most serious environmental crises ever faced by humankind. Because they are interlinked, there is an urgent need for new strategies that will combat them simultaneously. Through this book with combination of scientific know-how, industry innovation, political will, and sound public policy, the reader, students in particular can help protect the ozone layer without adding to global warming.
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About the author

Shagufta

Shagufta, Faculty, P.G. Department of Biotechnology, A.N. College, Patna Magadh University, is m.Sc. in Zoology and Environment (IIEE, New Delhi). She isd a dedicated teacher and an outstanding researcher. She has benn a recipient of special State Merit Scholarship throughtout her college and university years.

The author has completed her Ph.D. research work on 'Seasonal Fluctuation in Blood Glucose and Glycogen and their Hormonal Regulation with reference to Male and Female Immature, Mature and Senile, Common Indian Fowl, Gallus Gallus'. She has authored twelve books and her ten research papers published in verious reputed journals and books. She has attended and presented papers International and National Conferences and Seminars on environment. She is the member of environment wing, Confederation of Indian Graduates (CIG).

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Bibliographic information

Title Global Warming and Climate Change
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2010
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8131307506, 9788131307502
length x+310p., Illustrations; 23cm.