Environmental Issue             “Global Warming”                by: Abdulla AlBlooshiLSEC N101                            ...
Agenda•   Introduction•   Causes•   Consequences•   Possible solutions•   Global Warming reduction by:    –   Local and na...
Introduction• What is Global Warming?  – Global warming    • increase in average air and water      temperatures    • due ...
Causes• Major contributors are human activities• Excessive use of Non-Renewable  Energy  – producing gases from greenhouse...
Natural Causes• Methane gas release from  – Wetlands  – Artic tundra• Greenhouse-trapping gases  – Heating the atmosphere ...
Manmade Causes•   Greenhouse Effect•   Pollution•   Burning fossil fuels (oil and coal)•   Factory production of plastics•...
CausesSource: <http://macro.lsu.edu/STSC/Downloads/globalwarming.ppt>
ConsequencesSource: <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/0830210606005.png>
Main ConsequencesSource: <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/3690640204004.png>
Consequences• Rising air and water temperatures• Rising sea levels and changes in ocean  currents• Increased extreme weath...
Illustration Example: ConsequencesSource: <http://thereaganwing.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/group-disaster.jpg; http://img...
Possible Solutions• Wind Power• Solar Power• Transportation: Fuel-Efficiency
Roles and Responsibilities• Local and national government – Legislation for air, water and soil quality – Participation at...
Roles and Responsibilities• Corporations – Stop production of global warming   favoring products – Follow best practices –...
Roles and Responsibilities• Organizations (NGOs) –   Working towards course of action –   Requiring political acceptabilit...
Roles and Responsibilities• Private individuals  – Avoiding energy wasting  – Using renewable sources  – Turning off unwan...
Roles and Responsibilities• Private individuals  – Eating organic foods  – Using public transportation, walk or    cycle  ...
Recommendation•   Clean Air Act•   Clean Water Act•   Clean Land Act•   Trade Plan•   Green building and living•   Oil and...
Conclusion• Global warming serious threat to  – Earth  – Humans  – Animals  – Plants• Conserving use of harmful activities...
Conclusion• Natural and manmade causes  are   – Harming and increasing the     consequences• Possible solutions available•...
Mind Map of Global WarmingSource: <http://www.theclimatehub.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/science-of-global-warming-mindm...
References•   Brose, I., Stappen, F., Castiaux, A., (2010). Articulation of environmental and socio-economic    externalit...
References•   Gary Braasch. (2009). Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming Is Changing the World (pp. 7). New    York: Unive...
References•   Mintzer, I. (1992). Confronting Climate Change: Risks, Implications and Responses (pp. 266). New    York: Ca...
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Global warming

  1. 1. Environmental Issue “Global Warming” by: Abdulla AlBlooshiLSEC N101 Instructor:Academic Communication Mr. Hedley Butterfie
  2. 2. Agenda• Introduction• Causes• Consequences• Possible solutions• Global Warming reduction by: – Local and national government – Corporations – Organizations (NGOs) – Private individuals• Recommendation• Conclusion• References
  3. 3. Introduction• What is Global Warming? – Global warming • increase in average air and water temperatures • due in part to the greenhouse effect • a natural phenomenon • human activities have significantly amplified – Global warming is • Climate Change
  4. 4. Causes• Major contributors are human activities• Excessive use of Non-Renewable Energy – producing gases from greenhouse• Two groups influencing causes – Natural causes – Manmade causes
  5. 5. Natural Causes• Methane gas release from – Wetlands – Artic tundra• Greenhouse-trapping gases – Heating the atmosphere of the Earth – Undergoing cycle of climate change
  6. 6. Manmade Causes• Greenhouse Effect• Pollution• Burning fossil fuels (oil and coal)• Factory production of plastics• Deforestation
  7. 7. CausesSource: <http://macro.lsu.edu/STSC/Downloads/globalwarming.ppt>
  8. 8. ConsequencesSource: <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/0830210606005.png>
  9. 9. Main ConsequencesSource: <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/3690640204004.png>
  10. 10. Consequences• Rising air and water temperatures• Rising sea levels and changes in ocean currents• Increased extreme weather events• Rapidly melting glaciers• Changes in animal migration
  11. 11. Illustration Example: ConsequencesSource: <http://thereaganwing.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/group-disaster.jpg; http://img.modernghana.com/images/content3/240x_mg_hills_earthquake_disaster.jpg;http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/files/imagecache/news/files/news/20091201_polar_bear.jpg;http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/interactive/2009/11/world/explainer.apocalypse/media/hrzgal.dayaftertom.fox.jpg>
  12. 12. Possible Solutions• Wind Power• Solar Power• Transportation: Fuel-Efficiency
  13. 13. Roles and Responsibilities• Local and national government – Legislation for air, water and soil quality – Participation at global, regional, national cooperation – Targets are yearly – Government department – Regulations, laws, procedures, and policies
  14. 14. Roles and Responsibilities• Corporations – Stop production of global warming favoring products – Follow best practices – Face fines and shut down – Favoring global warming should be fined and shut down. – Follow and abide with acts • established to cool global environment
  15. 15. Roles and Responsibilities• Organizations (NGOs) – Working towards course of action – Requiring political acceptability – Having solutions and visions. – Conducting research and studies – Plan for immediate actions
  16. 16. Roles and Responsibilities• Private individuals – Avoiding energy wasting – Using renewable sources – Turning off unwanted devices or machines – Using low energy consuming products – Recycling and reusing
  17. 17. Roles and Responsibilities• Private individuals – Eating organic foods – Using public transportation, walk or cycle – Using renewable energies and clean power – Increasing in the number of plants at each household
  18. 18. Recommendation• Clean Air Act• Clean Water Act• Clean Land Act• Trade Plan• Green building and living• Oil and gas business• Awareness
  19. 19. Conclusion• Global warming serious threat to – Earth – Humans – Animals – Plants• Conserving use of harmful activities• Minimizing production of CO2
  20. 20. Conclusion• Natural and manmade causes are – Harming and increasing the consequences• Possible solutions available• Slowing down the effects is not effective• Cooling the planet is the most effective
  21. 21. Mind Map of Global WarmingSource: <http://www.theclimatehub.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/science-of-global-warming-mindmap1.jpg>
  22. 22. References• Brose, I., Stappen, F., Castiaux, A., (2010). Articulation of environmental and socio-economic externalities from bioenergy, Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, Vol. 21 Iss: 6, pp.812 – 829. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/0830210606005.png• Dauncey, G. (2009). Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming (pp. 145). New York: New Society Publishers. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=R1YKuQyW2T8C&source=gbs_navlinks_s• Eastwood, E. (2011). Global Warming: What Else Can You Do About It? (pp. 32). New York: iUniverse. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=11tSarACi8oC&source=gbs_navlinks_s• Esters, K., and Nichols, R. (2003). Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? Retrieved 25 November 2012 from http://macro.lsu.edu/STSC/Downloads/globalwarming.ppt• Filho, W. (2011). The Economic (pp. 208). New York: Springer. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=lvHWM1GwW8AC&source=gbs_navlinks_s
  23. 23. References• Gary Braasch. (2009). Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming Is Changing the World (pp. 7). New York: University of California Press. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=imH5_M6-3M4C&source=gbs_navlinks_s• Hussen, A. (2012). Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability: An Integrated Economic and Ecological Approach (pp. 346). New York: Routledge. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=nuCV_tJK1V4C&source=gbs_navlinks_s• McKinney, M., Dr Schoch, R., and Yonavjak, L. (2007). Environmental Science: Systems And Solutions (pp. 482). New York: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=xBGffKNfsq8C&source=gbs_navlinks_s• Miller, G., and Spoolman, S. (2008). Sustaining the Earth: An Integrated Approach (pp. 273-274). New York: Cengage Learning. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=kiq_xp1Ym8YC&source=gbs_navlinks_s
  24. 24. References• Mintzer, I. (1992). Confronting Climate Change: Risks, Implications and Responses (pp. 266). New York: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=BfjuQupHmQ4C&dq=global+warming,+role+of+NGOs&source=g bs_navlinks_s• Valls, J., and Sardá, R., (2009). Tourism expert perceptions for evaluating climate change impacts on the Euro-Mediterranean tourism industry, Tourism Review, Vol. 64 Iss: 2, pp.41 – 51. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/3690640204004.png• Vasanthi, V. (2007). Eureka (pp. 79). New Delhi: Pearson Education India. Retrieved 10 December 2012 from http://books.google.ae/books?id=bgfkuG4Rs-kC&source=gbs_navlinks_s
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