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Climate Change in 7 slides

  1. 1. Global Warming Explained in Seven Slides
  2. 2. Y’all What is the fuss about 2 degrees? Buck it up
  3. 3. Communication Problem Land Warms Twice as Much as the Ocean IPCC AR5 2013 Scientific Jargon* 2 3 4 5 6 x2 Land Temp. Celsius 4 6 8 10 12 * Average World-wide temperature increase in Celsius, including the air over the oceans
  4. 4. Convert to Fahrenheit IPCC AR5 2013 x1.8 Scientific x2 Land Jargon* Temp. Celsius 2 3 4 5 6 4 6 8 10 12 Fahrenheit on Land 7 11 14 18 22 * Average World-wide temperature increase in Celsius, including the air over the oceans
  5. 5. Currently on Track to Increase 14+ Degrees Fahrenheit Over Land Scientific Jargon* 2 3 4 5 6 Land Fahrenheit Temp. Celsius 4 6 8 10 12 on Land 7 11 14 18 22 The chief economist for the International Energy Agency: Current global energy consumption levels put the Earth on a trajectory to warm by 6 degrees Celsius Fatih Birol: opening day of annual U.N. climate talks in Durban, South Africa
  6. 6. The Window is Closing IPCC AR5 RCP85 May Not Be Possible to Hold the Increase to 7 Degrees Fahrenheit over Land
  7. 7. My Head Hurts! How Do We Even Begin to Solve This Problem?

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