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Seyed Morteza Moossavi - The Effect of Urban Regeneration Policies in Creating Climate-Friendly Environment Presentation)

Seyed Morteza Moossavi - The Effect of Urban Regeneration Policies in Creating Climate-Friendly Environment Presentation)

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The effect of urbanregeneration policies increating climate-friendlyenvironments
(presentation)SEYED MORTEZA MOOSSAVI
Student of Ph. D. in ArchitectureDepartment of Architecture & EkisticsJamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
 
Introduction
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limate change is the greatest challenge of our time.
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It will bring serious impact on human life andsettlements such as: sea level rise, extreme weather events, flooding, and heat waves.
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The majority of the world's population lives in urbanareas
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Although covering only about 3 % of the world'ssurface, cities have an enormous impact on climatechange because they account for the consumption of 75% of global natural resources and 80 % of 'greenhouse'gas emissions.
 
Climate Change
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limate refers to the average weather experienced in a regionover a long period, typically at least 30 years.
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This includes temperature, wind and rainfall patterns.
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The main human influence on global climate is likely to beemission of greenhouse gases, Especially
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arbon Dioxide andMethane.
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Global warming refers to the increase in the averagetemperature of the Earth¶s atmosphere.
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However, the world warming may be misleading, as it doesn¶tembrace the full range of changes that could result.

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