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A discussion paper on Canada"s contribution to addressing climate change.

A discussion paper on Canada"s contribution to addressing climate change.

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Published by Government of Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Government policy -- Canada,
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Government policy -- Canada,
  • Climatic changes -- Canada,
  • Greenhouse gases -- Canada,
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCanada"s contribution to addressing climate change, Climate change
    ContributionsCanada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14527000M
    ISBN 100662321766
    OCLC/WorldCa50114659

    Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions (i.e., more or fewer extreme weather events). Climate change, the periodic modification of Earth’s climate caused by changes in the atmosphere and interactions between the atmosphere and various other geologic, chemical, biological, and geographic factors. Learn how climate has changed since the last ice age and throughout longer stretches of .

    Climate change and sustainability. Climate change caused by the global increase in temperatures triggers multiple negative effects on the planet. These effects interrelate with each other and increase their violence, putting at risk the species that inhabit the Earth, including the humans.. In this infographic you can see how the rise in temperatures caused mainly by greenhouse gas emissions. Published in , this report is about how and why Canada’s climate has changed and what changes are projected for the future. Led by Environment and Climate Change Canada, this document is the first of a series to be released as part of Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for documents changes across Canada in temperature, precipitation, snow, ice, permafrost.

      The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projects that the average surface temperature of the Earth is likely to increase by °F to °F ( °C to °C) by the end of the 21st century, relative to (IPCC, c). climate change, and on the costs and benefits of action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, relates to the conceptual framework described above. The scientific evidence points to increasing risks of serious, irreversible impacts from climate change associated with business-as-usual (BAU) paths for emissions.


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