Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting

ISSN - 2332-2594

Weli VE

Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State, Nigeria

  • Research Article   
    Implications of Climate Change for Rural Resource Elements in Katsina States
    Author(s): Murtala AM, Weli VE* and Arokoyu SB

    This study is about climate change and the implication it portends for rural resource elements in Katsina State. The research adopted a cross-sectional research design. Data for the study were generated from the administration of a questionnaire on respondents in the study area. The data obtained for the study were presented in tables and statistical diagrams. The findings include; the causes of climate change were noted to be emission of obnoxious gases such as CO2, CO, CH4, O3 and CFCs (17.35%) into the atmosphere, deforestation, land clearing/burning of bush for agricultural and constructional works (19.6%) heating of homes, burning of fossil fuels as well as the smelting of iron (15.8%), gas flaring and other industrial activities (15.6%) and volcanic eruption and other natural phenomenon (14.8%). The rural resources at risk du.. Read More»

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