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Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides
UNESCO REPORT (1996)
  • Prof. Elizabeth Burleson
Abstract

Transboundary environmental problems do not distinguish between political boundaries. Global warming is expected to cause thermal expansion of water and melt glaciers. Both are predicted to lead to a rise in sea level. We must enlarge our paradigms to encompass a global reality and reliance upon global participation.

Keywords
  • climate change,
  • IPCC,
  • UNFCCC,
  • mitigation,
  • adaptation,
  • technology transfer,
  • funding,
  • natural resources,
  • international peace and Security Council,
  • human rights,
  • water,
  • good governance,
  • public participation,
  • United Nations Climate Negotiations,
  • technology centre,
  • Kyoto Protocol,
  • capacity-building,
  • clean energy,
  • environmentally sound,
  • security,
  • R&D,
  • renewable,
  • displacement
Disciplines
Publication Date
1996
Citation Information
Prof. Elizabeth Burleson. "Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides" UNESCO REPORT (1996)
Available at: http://0-works.bepress.com.library.simmons.edu/elizabeth_burleson/24/