What Fundamental Economic and Political Change, If any, is needed for an Effective Response to Climate Change?

Gia Mosashvili
2019 Figshare  
Climate change is one of the biggest environmental challenges in the world. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), from 2006 to present, carbon dioxide (CO2 ) levels in the air has been grown to 412 parts per million and it is conditioned by human activities such as deforestation and burning fossil fuels. Also, natural processes such as respiration and volcanic eruptions have an impact on climate change. Global surface temperature significantly changed. The year
more » ... changed. The year of 2016 was the warmest on record after 2001. Arctic ice minimum dropped to 12.8% in a decade. National Geographic's new polls show that global warming worries are raised in people but there still remains a huge gap between awareness and an adequate response. Because of the expected danger risks, fundamental economic and political response is necessary from the governments of states and international organizations.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.9917768.v2 fatcat:ztpwu2zkk5h4li24a3ynlbajne