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ESD Building Impacts

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Global

Global Impacts 1962 Rachel Carson Silent Spring 1972 The club of Rome: The Limits to Growth 2006 Dr. Tim Flannery The Weather Makers 2011 Jared Diamond: Collapse Film culture RMIT University© 13/04/2018 School of Architecture + Design 10

Global Issues Ocean Acidification - Oceans have absorbed 25% of Global CO2 emissions - 0.1 pH Increase in acidity. - Modelled to quadruple by 2100 - 30% increase since 1800 - Results in… - Reduction in shellfish - Mass coral bleaching events "Ocean acidification is irreversible on timescales of at least tens of thousands of years, and substantial damage to ocean ecosystems can only be avoided by urgent and rapid reductions in global emissions of CO2. Attention must be given for integration of this critical issue at the global climate change debate in Copenhagen," Mr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, UN Scientist RMIT University© 13/04/2018 School of Architecture + Design 11

Impacts of Climate Change on Life in Africa - WWF Blogs
El Niño Global Impact Forecast
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WITHOUT THE CSIRO
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Australia’s
Climate Change: An Australian Guide to the Science and Potential ...
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Impacts of Climate Change on the European Marine and Coastal ...
modeling impacts of vegetation cover change on regional climate
IMPACT
Comparing the biodiversity impacts of timber and other building ...
Integration of Emission, Climate Change and Impacts
Impacts of Climate Change on the European Marine and Coastal ...
Socio-Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Afghanistan ...
Climate Change Impacts to the Water Environment: Thailand - WEPA
Potential Impacts of Climate Change on CA's Fish and Fisheries
GLOBAL ECOLOGIES – LOCAL IMPACTS