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Ice albedo, 24-26, 28, 100, 104 cover, 76 in lakes, 76

melt, 32, 37, 41, 100, 101 in sea/oceans, 32, 37, 46 shelves, 37, 38 Ice age, 40, 41, 43 Ice sheets, 19, 30-39, 101, 105 Ice-shelf, 37, 105 Icebergs, 32, 37 India, 16, 59, 84, 91 Indian Ocean, 70 The Independent (newspaper), 60 Industrial revolution, 4 Inertia, of climate system, 6 Infectious disease, 7 Insurance, 56

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 30, 44, 45, 82, 101, 105 Irrigation canals, 82, 83 changes in, 82-84 dams providing, 92-93, 95 Lake Chad and, 77 river flow reduction from, 74 snowmelt and, 79 in Western nations, 70 Islands, 54, 101 Italy, 82

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