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Capital, Melting Glaciers and 2°C - Бистра Боева

ISBN: 9786190104537
АВТОР: Бистра Боева

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This book is dedicated to those, who wish for a stress-free natural environment for themselves, their children and their children’s children. The narrative tells the story of how investments – a critical factor in the global economy – can mitigate the impact of climate change. Finding a way for the key corporate governance players to reconcile economic and sustainable development criteria is the main theme. This is a point that needs to be understood by the global community, because, unlike financial crises, the ill effects of global warming can not be reversed.Working on sustainable development issues from the vantage point of corporate governance is a continuous journey, as new topical phenomena emerge and their proper place must be found in the scientific narrative.

...ect away sunlight, which leads to a faster rate of melting, said Ghulam Rasul, director general of ... Italian glacier covered to slow melting | AFP | Capital ... ... ... Glaciers shrink when summer melting outpaces winter snow. Despite occasional big winters or frigid months, the glaciers are melting as long term average temperatures increase. Ice core records from polar regions show that Earth's average temperature and the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere change in tandem. Greenland is the biggest contributor to sea level rise, which threatens to destroy property value ... Climate Change Threatens Oceans, Ice Sheets, Sea Level ... ... . Greenland is the biggest contributor to sea level rise, which threatens to destroy property value in coastal regions, displace residents and eventually impact global markets. The tiny algae at ground zero of Greenland's melting glaciers The age of extinction Greenland's ice melt has been adopted by the world as a bellwether for climate crisis, but the impact on ... Researchers say that the glaciers are in dramatic retreat across the tropical regions of the Andes. When the rate of melting is faster than the accumulation of snow, the glaciers lose mass and no longer produce a steady flow of water. We made the steep journey up to the site of one glacier on the mountain Chacaltaya. Image caption The tropical glaciers are melting at their fastest rate in 300 years . Glaciers in the tropical Andes have shrunk by 30-50% since the 1970s, according to a study. The glaciers, which ... It's the stuff of a Stephen King novel. Researchers from China and the U.S. embarked on a field trip to Tibet in 2015, and discovered 28 previously undiscovered virus groups—in a melting glacier. Glacier National Park is replacing signage saying the park's glaciers would be gone by 2020. Obviously, it's 2020 and glaciers are still there. Why didn't it exactly pan out? Caitlyn Florentine In 2003 a study was published that considered how the landscape would change both in terms of glacier evolution as well as vegetation change. And that ... A new way of measuring how some glaciers melt below the surface of the water has uncovered a surprising realization: Some glaciers are melting a hundred times faster than scientists thought they were. Melting glaciers reveal five new islands in the Arctic. Shrinking glaciers: Mont Blanc from the air, 100 years on. A century after Walter Mittelholzer's famous aerial mi...