Coping With Climate Change

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  • Coping with Climate Change
    • Mitigation
      • Reducing occurrence of climate change
        • Reducing GHG emissions, increasing GHG sinks
      • Examples
        • Carbon Tax
          • CO2 producers are taxed to discourage
        • Energy Conservation
          • Switching off electrical appliances
        • Waste Strategies
          • Increased recycling, reducing methane from landfill
        • Tree Planting
          • Creates more CO2 sinks
    • Adaption
      • Reducing the impacts of climate change, not stopping it
        • Changing lifestyles to cope
      • Examples
        • Community Awareness
          • Educating locals on impacts
        • Risk Assessment
          • Looking at likelihood of damage
    • Scales
      • Individual
        • Lifestyle choices, eg. Consumption
      • Local
        • Local government eg. recycling, transport
      • National
        • Government policies eg. taxing
      • Global
        • International agreements
    • The Kyoto Protocol
      • Example of an international agreement
      • 180 countries agreed to monitor/cut GHG emissions
        • Developed countries cut
        • Developing countries monitor
        • Based on a carbon credit market
          • Countries given maximum emissions
            • Produce less, sell credits, produce more, buy credits

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