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Table 2–1.Risks and Impacts at DifferentWarming Levels above Preindustrial Level
The Risks of Other Greenhouse Gases
Women and Climate Change: Vulnerabilities and Adaptive Capacities
The Security Dimensions of Climate Change
Climate Change’s Pressures on Biodiversity
Small Island Developing States at the Forefront of Global Climate Change
The Role of Cities in Climate Change
Climate Change and Health Vulnerabilities
India Starts to Take on Climate Change
A Chinese Perspective on Climate and Energy
Trade, Climate Change, and Sustainability
Adaptation in Locally Managed Marine Areas in Fiji
Building Resilience to Drought and Climate Change in Sudan
Geoengineering to Shade Earth
Carbon Capture and Storage
Using the Market to Address Climate Change
Technology Transfer for Climate Change
Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy Potential
Employment in a Low-Carbon World
Climate Justice Movements Gather Strength
Shifting Values in Response to Climate Change
Not Too Late to Act
An Enduring Energy Future
Box 4–1.Building a Smarter Grid
Table 4–1. Alternatives to Fossil Fuels for Heating and Cooling
Box 4–2.Replacing Old Power Plants
Building Resilience
Box 5–1.ProtectingWatersheds to Build Urban Resilience
Sealing the Deal to Save the Climate
Climate Change Reference Guide and Glossary
Notes
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State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World

State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World

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What must we do in the 21st century—especially in 2009 and the years just following—to head off the kind of climate catastrophe that many scientists now see as likely?

State of the World 2009 is intended to inject new inspiration and energy into national and international climate negotiations by conveying the profound, long-term consequences of the experiment we are now conducting on the Earth's atmosphere, with an emphasis on the human and ecological effects of that transformation.
What must we do in the 21st century—especially in 2009 and the years just following—to head off the kind of climate catastrophe that many scientists now see as likely?

State of the World 2009 is intended to inject new inspiration and energy into national and international climate negotiations by conveying the profound, long-term consequences of the experiment we are now conducting on the Earth's atmosphere, with an emphasis on the human and ecological effects of that transformation.

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