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China - Issues and options in greenhouse gas control : potential impacts of climate change on China (anglais)

China not only exhibits great climatic variability, but is also a region sensitive to climate changes. Important agricultural areas such as the northern plain and the northeast plain are in the "fragile climate region", with frequent extreme climatic conditions and severe disasters. There are several large alluvial plains in coastal areas with lower-level topography such as the Pearl River delta, Yangtze River delta, and Yellow River delta. These are well developed industrial, agricultural, and economic areas with some of the densest population in China. These areas will be greatly affected by future climate warming and sea-level rise. The issue of global warming is of increasing concern around the world. Most scientists in the world agree that the "greenhouse effect" induced by the large emission of greenhouse gases (such as carbon dioxide, methane, chloroflourocarbons, and nitrous oxide), deforestation, and major damage to vegetation are the major causes of global warming. In this report, the impact assessment of climate change focuses on: 1) important productive sectors including agriculture, fisheries and animal husbandry; 2) terrestrial ecosystems; and 3) the effect of sea-level rise on economic development in the coastal regions. Adaptive strategies and mitigation measures are also included in this report.


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    Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, Beijing

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    Asie de l’Est et Pacifique,

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    China - Issues and options in greenhouse gas control : potential impacts of climate change on China

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