Climate Change Briefing Introduction Climate change is transforming the world. Over the past century (Lecture Slide 4), increasing human consumption of fossil fuels and deforestation have made Earth warmer, more vulnerable to radiation from space, and otherwise altered climate (Coursebook 424). The resulting increase in the temperature of the globe has a number of scientific, political, and philosophical/ spiritual ramifications demanding a conscientious and detailed policy responses from the Canadian government. This briefing will make assessments and recommendations that address each of these impact areas. Scientific Dimensions Science tells us that climate change is a major threat to human civilization, as an increase in global...The end:
.....than Canada may be inspired to join the cause. This reason should play a prominent part in the government’s policy responses to climate change. The world is watching. References Barnett, C. Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2007. Coursebook Curry, Bill and Leblanc, Daniel. “Defense priorities subject to tough budget decisions.” Retrieved from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/budget/defence-priorities-subject-to-tough-budget-decisions/article1479089/ Environment Canada. “Budget 2008.” Retrieved from http://www.ec.gc.ca/default.asp?lang=En&xml=460D4363-340A-4AF9-8EAA-0A6EAF3711BD Lecture Slides Pearce, F. When the Rivers Run Dry. London: Beacon Press, 2007.