The Challenges of Global Warming and Climate Change on Coastal Resources Future and Development in West and Central Africa

by Oyediran Ojo, Univ of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of Western Africa


The paper examines the challenges posed by the possible impacts of the expected global warming and climate change on the coastal resources futures and development of west and central Africa. The paper finally examines the possible strategies for meeting the challenges of global warming and climate change and particularly emphasize strategies for (a) averting or reducing the magnitude of climate change and (b) mitigating the consequences.

Subject Headings: Global warming | Climate change | Economic factors | Social factors | Coastal processes | Mitigation and remediation | Climates | Africa

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