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Illinois response to climate change

Illinois response to climate change

report of the Task Force on Global Climate Change.


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Published by Dept. of Natural Resources, Office of Realty and Environmental Planning, Division of Energy and Environmental Assessment in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Climatic changes -- Government policy -- Illinois.

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      ContributionsIllinois. Division of Energy and Environmental Assessment., Illinois. Task Force on Global Climate Change.
      LC ClassificationsQC984.I3 I45 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL633088M
      LC Control Number96621178

      The federal government’s potential responses to climate change include adaptation (adjustments to natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climate change) and climate engineering (large-scale, deliberate interventions in the Earth's climate system to diminish climate change or its impacts). 2 Climate and Health Intervention Assessment. Introduction. Climate change impacts human health and wellbeing. The impacts of climate change, some of which are already underway in the United States, can affect the ability of health departments to protect the population within their jurisdiction. Many potential.

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