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Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
Selected impacts of climate change in the Caspian Sea region
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
As the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere increases, the temperature in the European part of the Caspian Sea region will continue to rise, at least at first. Some researchers have recently expressed fears that the warm Gulf Stream current in the Atlantic Ocean may slow down due to the changes in the Artic environment and oceanic circulation.