Climate Change: Bio-Diversity and Green Economy
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About the Book :
The volume is a compilation of some of the selected papers presented and discussed at the National Seminars on the theme Climate Change, Biodiversity and Green Economy organized on 5th and 6th June, 2010 and 2012 under the auspices of Indian Human Ecology Council-Indian Chapter of Commonwealth Human Ecology Council, London (Chec-India). The volume contains 22 chapters on various aspects of climate change, desertification, depletion of biodiversity, glacier melt, green economy and sustainable energy contributed by geoscientists, academicians and professionals in their respective fields. A great debate on the issue of climate change and its impacts on socio-economic fabric of society at a global is going on and scientists have a divergent opinion on the issue of climate change. Some scholars and scientists attribute climate change to natural processes while others to man induced changes by emission of green house gases leading to global warming. There is no doubt that the earth has been witnessing climate changes during geological history. However, anthropogenic forces have also profound impact on climatic phenomena particularly in the last 150 years after industrial revolution. The volume addresses a host of issues concerning the debate of climate changes. It is expected that the present volume will be of immense value to researchers, students, administrators and planners in understanding the significance of climate change in order to adopt a strategic pathway to prevent and mitigate the impacts of climatic changes.
About Author :
H.S. Sharma, Former Professor and Head, Department of Geography, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
S. Padmaja, Emeritus Professor, Department of Geography, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad. <Email: email@example.com>
Ganesh Sharma, is serving as lecturer at the Department of Geography, Government P.G. College, Ajmer. Earlier he served HCM Institute of Public Administration as a Research Officer in Disaster Management Cell. He has published seven research papers in national journals of repute. He has been awarded Research Award by U.G.C. to work on Drought Management in Indian Desert. Dr. Sharma has a keen interest in the field of geomorphology and disaster management.