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Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the Earth's near-surface air and oceans since the mid-20 th century, and its projected continuation.
The average global air temperature near the Earth's surface increased 0.74 ± 0.18 °C (1.33 ± 0.32 °F) during the 100 years ending in 2005.
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Greenhouse effect Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 240 Watt per m 3 343 Watt per m 3 103 Watt per m 3
Co 2 Concentration in 2007 The 2007 rise in global carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations is tied with 2005 as the third highest since atmospheric measurements began in 1958. The red line shows the trend together with seasonal variations. The black line indicates the trend that emerges when the seasonal cycle has been removed. (Credit: NOAA)
India has a well developed policy, legislative regulatory & programmatic regime
For promotion of Energy efficiency, renewable energy, nuclear power, fuel switching, energy pricing reform addressing GHG emission
Per-capita Carbon –dioxide emission (Metric Tons) 11.71 Russia 1.02 India 4.25 World average 3.60 China 9.87 Japan 9.40 Europe 20.01 USA in metric tons Country
The impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed – the poorest countries and people will suffer earliest and most. And if and when the damages appear it will be too late to reverse the process. Thus we are forced to look a long way ahead.