Climate Change and Energy Options for a Sustainable Future

Srivastava, Dinesh Kumar and Ramamurthy, VS (2021) Climate Change and Energy Options for a Sustainable Future. World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd. ISBN 978-981-123-347-0

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Abstract: The signs of global warming can be seen everywhere — hotter summers, frequent heavy rains, prolonged droughts, more severe forest fires, fiercer storms (including snow storms) and cyclones, as well as melting polar ice caps. Our indiscriminate actions are raising the spectre of millions of climate refugees who are victims of battles for water, crops, fish, and so on. It is poignant that the poorer countries, that are the least equipped to face these calamities have contributed the least to global warming, but are the worst hit. Only a concerted effort from the entire world by a rapid transition to renewable, clean and green energy sources, while checking wastage, deforestation and pollution, and a genuine adjustment in lifestyles towards moderation can avert the Earth, the only habitable planet we know, from turning into a hothouse.
Item Type: Book
Keywords: Climate Change, energy options, environment protection, pollution, sustainable development
Subjects: School of Natural and Engineering Sciences > Energy and Environment
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2021 05:32
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2021 07:29
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