Climate Change

Meeting the Challenge: Report by a Commonwealth Group of Experts

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Report of a Commonwealth Group of Experts.



The Ecological, Economic and Social Impacts of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

Most economic and social decisions today assume that the climate in the future is going to be same as the climate now. It is clear from the analysis in Chapter 2 that this assumption is no longer valid. Decisions on water supplies, coastal defences, forestry policy, energy supply, farming strategies and many other components of the national economy must be based on, or at least take account of, the probable differences in tomorrow's climate.


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