Global Climate Change

Global Climate Change

1st Edition - March 11, 2021

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  • Editors: Suruchi Singh, Pardeep Singh, S. Rangabhashiyam, K.K. Srivastava
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128230978
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128229286

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Global Climate Change presents both practical and theoretical aspects of global climate change from across geological periods. It addresses holistic issues related to climate change and its contribution in triggering the temperature increase with a multitude of impacts on natural processes. As a result, it helps to identify the gaps between policies that have been put in place and the continuously increasing emissions. The challenges presented include habitability, biodiversity, natural resources, and human health. It is organized into information on the past, present, and future of climate change to lead to a more complete understanding and therefore effective solutions.Placing an emphasis on recent climate change research, Global Climate Change helps to bring researchers and graduate students in climate science, environmental science, and sustainability up to date on the science of climate change so far and presents a baseline for how to move into the future effectively.

Key Features

  • Addresses the variety of challenges associated with climate change, along with possible solutions
  • Includes suggestions for future research on climate change
  • Covers climate change holistically, including global and regional scales, ecosystems, agriculture, energy, and sustainability
  • Presents both practical and theoretical research, including coverage of climate change over various geological periods


Researchers and graduate students in environmental science, particularly with a focus on climate change. Researchers in agriculture and environmental engineering

Table of Contents

  • 1. Climate change and existential threats
    2. Impact of climate change on biodiversity and shift in major biomes
    3. Climate-resilient agriculture: enhance resilience toward climate change
    4. Influence of anthropocene climate change on biodiversity loss in different ecosystems
    5. Link between air pollution and global climate change
    6. Dimensions of climate change and its consequences on ecosystem functioning
    7. Climate change: impact on agricultural production and sustainable mitigation
    8. Geological records of climate change
    9. Global climate change: the loop between cause and impact
    10. Development of abiotic stressetolerant mustard genotype through induced mutagenesis
    11. Impact of tropospheric ozone pollution on wheat production in Southeast Asia: an update
    12. Past and present events of climate change: natural versus anthropogenic causes
    13. Radioecology: dissecting complexities of radionuclide transfer under climate change
    14. Climate change and flood risk, global climate change
    15. Role of phytopesticides in sustainable agriculture
    16. A review on the fatal impact of pesticide toxicity on environment and human health
    17. Impact of climate change on wetlands, concerning Son Beel, the largest wetland of North East, India

Product details

  • No. of pages: 442
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: March 11, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128230978
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128229286

About the Editors

Suruchi Singh

Dr. Suruchi Singh is presently working as Faculty in the Department of Botany, Sunbeam College for Women, India. She obtained her PhD from Banaras Hindu University, India in Botany with Environmental Science as major field. Dr Singh received her postdoctoral experiences in Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Department of Science and Technology. She has published articles in various international journals and books series (>40 peer reviewed articles). In her research, she has identified processes and activities where environmental efficiencies of selected crop plants must be increased against UV-B and tropospheric Ozone.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Sunbeam College for Women, Varanasi, India

Pardeep Singh

Dr. Pardeep Singh is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Science, PGDAV College, University of Delhi, in New Delhi, India. He obtained his PhD at the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi. Dr. Singh has published more than 65 papers in international journals in the fields of waste management, environmental pollution, and agricultural nanotechnology, and has co-edited 30 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, PGDAV College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

S. Rangabhashiyam

Dr. Rangabhashiyam currently working as Faculty in the School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA Deemed University, India. He received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from National Institute of Technology Calicut, India in the year of 2015. His major research interests are bioremediation and wastewater treatment. As first author/corresponding author, he has published more than 27 articles type of research and review. Altogether, he has published 48 articles in peer reviewed national and international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, SASTRA Deemed University, India

K.K. Srivastava

K.K. Srivastava is an Associate Professor , PGDAV College , University of Delhi, New Delhi India . He also runs his own consulting company, K3A Advisory Services Private Limited. KKS started his professional life with the communication agency Niche Communications where his responsibilities included providing strategic inputs for marketing communication of brands. Later he worked with his colleague and partner to provide backgrounders on Indian economy, polity and society to media groups like the New York Times, German TV, BBC and so on. KKS has more than 60 articles and research papers to his credit on diverse topics in Economics, Marketing, Advertising, Human Resource Management and Environmental Studies.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, PGDAV College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

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