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Sustainable Development: Environment, Energy and Water Resources

M. K. Ghosh Roy (NGO Millennium Institute of Energy and Environment, Kolkata, India)

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CRC Press
07 February 2019
Management of land & natural resources; Sustainability
The over-exploitation of the Earth's resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is upsetting the climate pattern. Climate change is threatening the Earth with severe drought and floods, storms, and cyclones; rising sea levels from the general warming of sea water and melting of glacial and Arctic ice; inundation of low coastal areas by the rising sea; disruption in the agricultural crop pattern; and serious problems with regard to availability of fresh water. With the prescience of all these serious challenges facing the earth, the book attempts to engage the learned, researchers, graduate students, and social activists and work for the mitigation of and adaptation with global warming and climate change.
By:   M. K. Ghosh Roy (NGO Millennium Institute of Energy and Environment Kolkata India)
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   708g
ISBN:   9781138116269
ISBN 10:   1138116262
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Prof. M.K.Ghosh Roy, after obtaining his B.Tech.(Hons) in Naval Architecture from IIT, Kharagpur and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Bombay University, worked for three decades in design and engineering, publishing large number of papers in India and abroad in the Transaction of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, London and Japan. He served the industry in senior management, until he was invited to become a senior Professor at IIT Madras.

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