Climate Change and Africa

Climate Change and Africa

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source



At the beginning of the twenty-first century, no environmental issue is of such truly global magnitude as the issue of climate change. The poorer, developing countries are the least equipped to adapt to the potential effects of climate change, although most of them have played an insignificant role in causing it. African countries are amongst the poorest of the developing countries. This book presents the issues of most relevance to Africa, such as past and present climate, desertification, biomass burning and its implications for atmospheric chemistry and climate, energy generation, sea-level rise, ENSO-induced drought and flood, adaptation, disaster risk reduction, the UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol (especially the Clean Development Mechanism), capacity-building, and sustainable development. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of these and many other issues, with chapters by the leading experts from a range of disciplines. Climate Change and Africa will prove to be an invaluable reference for all researchers and policy makers with an interest in climate change and Africa.US$/tonne GHG reduction option CO2 avoided Efficient lighting a€“ household ( CFLs) aˆ’107 Prepayment meters a€“ household aˆ’24 Geyser timer-switches a€“ household aˆ’18 Electricity factor correction a€“ industry aˆ’10 Efficient boilers a€“ industry aˆ’8anbsp;...


Title:Climate Change and Africa
Author: Pak Sum Low
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2006-11-02
ISBN-13:

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.


Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA