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Climate change: Global risks, challenges and decisions
In 2009, world leaders at the 15th Conference of the Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change agreed to the Copenhagen Accord, which states in the opening paragraph,Expand
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Communicating the Science of Climate Change: A Mutual Challenge for Scientists and Educators.
Despite a broad consensus amongst scientific experts that climate change is a serious issue needing the attention of policy communities and the public now, there is considerable public confusionExpand
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Underwater noise due to rain, hail, and snow
The spectra of underwater noise generated by rain, hail, and snow have been measured in a lake at a depth of 35 m, for a variety of atmospheric conditions. Rain noise spectra, for light winds (<1.2 mExpand
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Climate hazards and disasters: the need for capacity building
Climate and climate-related hazards such as floods, storms, and droughts have served as trigger events for more than 75% of the disasters that have occurred globally over the past decade.Expand
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An Investigation of Turbulence Within the Forest
Abstract A Gill propeller vertical anemometer and wet- and dry-bulb thermocouples were used to measure the turbulence within a forest canopy. Preliminary trials were run in a 65-ft pine forest andExpand
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Global risks: Pool knowledge to stem losses from disasters
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Climate change, related hazards and human settlements
The assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, 2007) have demonstrated that the climate is changing and the future will see higher sea levels, more heat waves, intense stormsExpand
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Responsibility and liability in emergency management to natural disasters: A Canadian example
Most provincial emergency management legislation (Quebec excepted) fails to include regulatory guidelines as to how local authorities reduce community vulnerability. This exposes individual(s) andExpand
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