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FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 12, DECEMBER 1993
IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE: MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENTS AND SOCIETY
"Overview and Synthesis of the International Conference on Mountain
Environments in Changing Climates," M. Beniston (Inst. Geog., Swiss Fed.
Inst. Technol., Zurich, Switz.), Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 74(6),
1075-1079, June 1993.
Reports on a multidisciplinary conference (Davos, Switz., Oct. 1992). Topics
included: observations and models, paleoclimates, glaciers and hydrology, and
"Climate Change: Adaptive Strategies from Mountain People," S.P.
Adhikary (Dept. Hydrol. & Meteor., Kathmandu, Nepal), World Resour. Rev.,
4(1), 11-22, 1992.
The livelihood of the people of Nepal is threatened by global warming.
Adaptive strategies include careful utilization of potential water resources and
rejuvenation of Nepal's forests as a carbon sink.
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