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Climate change challenge

Alberta taking action now

by Alberta

  • 84 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Government of Alberta in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes,
  • Government policy,
  • Environmental protection

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPub. Number -- I/820, Publication (Alberta. Alberta Environment) -- I/820.
    ContributionsAlberta. Bureau of Climate Change
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25904417M
    ISBN 100778510239
    OCLC/WorldCa44264481

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    About the Book. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the urgency of global climate change. But when author Guy Dauncey assembles the world’s best solutions in one place, as he does in The Climate Challenge, a vision emerges of a new energy revolution. He opens the door to a century of exciting change, characterized by renewable energy. The scientists in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have laid out pathways to meet the challenge of cutting emissions in half by , a goal that’s necessary to limit global Author: Adele Peters.

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