Theodoros Zachariadis's Climate Change in Cyprus: Review of the Impacts and Outline PDF

By Theodoros Zachariadis

ISBN-10: 3319296876

ISBN-13: 9783319296876

ISBN-10: 3319296884

ISBN-13: 9783319296883

This booklet offers a concise evaluation of evidence and projections approximately weather swap in Cyprus and its quarter till the tip of the twenty first century. weather swap is anticipated to have opposed results in Mediterranean Europe – the main severe in comparison to different eu areas. Being an island country with a semi-arid weather within the japanese Mediterranean, Cyprus is found in a scorching spot. in accordance with the knowledge to be had within the literature, it highlights the predicted traditional, fiscal and societal affects of weather swap and provides suggestions for the implementation of a countrywide edition approach. regardless of the dismal outlook coming up from this evaluate, the ebook demonstrates that dealing with weather swap is feasible, only if proactive activities are taken via either the general public and the non-public region. Public professionals have to set transparent priorities and arrange sufficient tracking mechanisms that may support keep away from huge average and fiscal damages at a later level. allowing deepest variation investments and correctly pricing using traditional assets are key priorities for making an investment in a weather resilient economy.

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Van der Linden & C. E. ), Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 315–356. IPCC. (2014). Climate change 2014: Synthesis report. In R. K. Pachauri & L. A. ), Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. , ISBN 978-92-9169-143-2 Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. (2010). Israel’s Second National Communication on Climate Change.

Forests offer numerous services and products with economic value. Moreover, they are a key factor in the carbon cycle and contribute to global warming mitigation acting as carbon sinks. 1 % compared to 2005 and of 26 % compared to 1990 (Eurostat 2011). Main forest species in Cyprus include the Turkish pine (Pinus brutia) and the black pine (Pinus nigra), which mainly cover the high-altitude areas of the Troodos Mountain. Endemic species include the golden oak (Quercus alnifolia) and the Cyprus cedar (Cedrus brevifolia), whereas there are numerous other native tree species on the island (Forestry Department 2011).

European snow cover extent variability and associations with atmospheric forcings. International Journal of Climatology, 30, 1440–1451. IEA (International Energy Agency). (2015). World energy outlook 2015. Paris, France, ISBN:978-92-64-24366-8 IPCC. (2007a). Synthesis report. In R. K. Pachauri & A. Reisinger A. ), Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Geneva, Switzerland: IPCC, 104 pp. IPCC. (2007b). Climate change 2007: Impacts, adaptation and vulnerability.

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