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Climate Change And The Puget Sound: Building The Legal Framework For Adaptation, Robert L. Glicksman Jan 2011

Climate Change And The Puget Sound: Building The Legal Framework For Adaptation, Robert L. Glicksman

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The scope of climate change impacts is expected to be extraordinary, touching every ecosystem on the planet and affecting human interactions with the natural and built environment. From increased surface and water temperatures to sea level rise and more frequent extreme weather events, climate change promises vast and profound alterations to our world. Indeed, scientists predict continued climate change impacts regardless of any present or future mitigation efforts due to the long-lived nature of greenhouse gases emitted over the last century. The need to adapt to this new future is crucial. Adaptation may take a variety of forms, from implementing ...