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Ganges River (India), 74 Garber, Kent, 85 Gardiner, Lisa, 26 Gautier, Catherine, 63, 66, 93, 96

Oil, Water, and Climate, 63, 78, 92 Generators, 90 Genocide, 69 Geoengineering, 7 Geologic uplift, 56 Georgia Tech (GA), 17 German Aerospace Centre, 77 Germanwatch (policy organization), 54 Ghana, 60 Glaciers definition, 104

melting of, 32-37, 41, 81, 101 sea-level rise and, 32-34, 36t Global cooling, 24 Global warming carbon absorption and, 20-22 climate/precipitation patterns of,

24, 61 definition, 104 in Europe, 42

feedback effects in, 26, 27, 28, 51 monsoon season and, 16 mountain glacial melt and, 34-35 oceans and, 100 in popular culture, 42 rainfall increase and, 62, 102 sea level rise and, 43-48, 100, 101 snowpack and, 78-79 in Sudan, 69

See also Climate change; Warming Gloucestershire (England), 60 Gore, Al, 44, 45

An Inconvenient Truth, 43, 44, 45, 63 Government policies, 8 Great Britain, 60, 89 Great Lakes, 11, 76 Great Plains, 67 Greece (ancient), 87 Greenhouse effect, 27, 104 Greenhouse gases definition, 104 hydroelectric power and, 94 reducing, 7-8, 57 warming effect of, 3, 4, 5, 7 in wetlands, 51 Greenland albedo effect and, 37 glaciers and, 32 ice sheet, 6, 34-36, 43, 101 sea level rise and, 39, 48 Groundwater, 81-82, 93, 104 Growing seasons, 84, 85 Gulf Coast, 7 Gulf Stream, 4

The Guardian (newspaper), 20

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