Mitigation Strategies for Climate Change

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Essay #: 057891
Total text length is 6,239 characters (approximately 4.3 pages).

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Mitigation Strategies for Climate Change
Introduction
There can be little question that our world is changing and that we, as human beings, must acknowledge that and make changes so that we can reduce the damage inflicted by anthropogenic global warming. Be it resolved that our response to climate change should be focused on mitigation not adaptation – not least of all because climate change is, in no small part, a creation of human activity. The next several pages shall offer a general overview of the crisis, shall define what is meant by the term, mitigation, how the idea or concept of mitigation has evolved, and shall explain why mitigation has become increasingly popular. In the final analysis, human beings possess the capacity to...
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