TITLE

Climate Change: A Primer

AUTHOR(S)
Dagar, Shalini S.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Business Today;5/18/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on climate change particularly the effect of greenhouse gasses (GHG). The discussions on greenhouse effect, the way on how to measure GHG emissions, and the potentials of global warming are presented. According to the author, GHG emissions are contributed mostly by the countries with developed economies, specifically the U.S.
ACCESSION #
32039909

 

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