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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Europe

Europe is traditionally defined as one of seven continents. Physiographically, it is the .... The longest rivers in Europe with their approximate lengths: ... from coastal northwest Europe to southeast inland Europe, ranging from Ireland, ... and the Carpathian mountains, have a highland climate with large variations .... Economy  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Divergence

Great Divergence" is a term coined by Samuel Huntington referring to the process by which the .... Unlike modern industrial economies, pre-modern economies were .... Because of its strategic value to its neighboring countries, however, Korea ... Due to regional climate, European coal mines were wetter, and deep mines did ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Sea

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. An epeiric (or "shelf") sea on the European continental shelf, it connects to ... The North Sea has long been the site of important European shipping lanes as well as a major ...

www.answers.com/Q/The_climate_of_northwest_Europe_has_been_of_benefit_to_its_economy_because_the_climate_is_one_of

The climate of northwest Europe has been of benefit to its economy because the climate is ... Answers.com® is making the world better one answer at a time.

blog.worldweatheronline.com/2014/04/10/gulf-stream-effect-climate

Apr 10, 2014 ... The Gulf Stream has an impact on a series of different climates; we decided to ... of water that occurs because of water being pushed from the Atlantic ... that moves from the Atlantic Ocean into the North Sea in one branch ... Europe can be seen on the effect it has on the climate of the western Scottish Isles.

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/climate

Jan 23, 2011 ... San Francisco's summers are dry and its winters are wet. The wet ... But because climates are mostly constant, living things can adapt to them. .... The third type of climate, tropical wet and dry climate, has three seasons. ... One season is cool and dry when the warm, moist ITCZ is in the opposite hemisphere.

www.econ.yale.edu/~nordhaus/homepage/documents/Tol_impacts_JEP_2009.pdf

and H2O. One cannot have cheap energy without carbon dioxide emissions. ... tries who contribute least to climate change are most vulnerable to its effects. Climate ... the Emissions Trading System of the European Union, carbon dioxide would be ..... The initial benefits arise partly because more carbon dioxide in the atmo-.

www.nybooks.com/articles/2012/04/26/climate-casino-exchange

Apr 26, 2012 ... The first point contorts the obvious fact that there has been no ... We consider such references to be the real “rhetorical devices” because they obscure the key scientific issue: whether ... Both benefit-to-cost and net benefits have their place. ... for all of this, the climate sensitivity, to even one significant figure.

www.weatheronline.co.uk/reports/wxfacts/North-Atlantic-Drift-Gulf-Stream.htm

Without the warm North Atlantic Drift, the UK and other places in Europe ... Off the British Isles it splits into two branches, one going south (the Canary ... and N Europe, where it exerts considerable influence upon the climate as far as northwestern Europe. For example, the Drift is particularly important because it keeps many ...

www.britannica.com/place/Alps

May 12, 2015 ... The Alpine crests isolate one European region from another and are the ... Moreover, they create their own unique climate based on both the local ... A distinctive Alpine pastoral economy that evolved through the centuries has been ... Because of this enormous human impact on a fragile physical and ...