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Urban Development 2120 by Peter Nelson

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CHAPTER 2

Greening and Global Warming Response

Importance

Much has been said of climate change since it is an emotive banner headline, but the term should be better defined since climate has always been changing. The current hypothesis is that it is changing because of man-made global warming and something needs to be done about it. Unfortunately, for the way the subject is presented, it detracts from the real need to address some serious environmental issues.

Overall, there is a need to look at planet Earth as a limited environment having to cater to an ever-expanding population that will soon approach nine billion. If there is global warming with a detrimental impact on the planet and if part of the global warming is man-made and hence mitigable, ...

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