The presentation will begin at 2 PM (EST). If you have trouble hearing the presentation online, please call in at: 1-800-7...
REDUCE CARBON POLLUTION  AS MUCH AND AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE Amanda Staudt, Ph.D. May 12, 2009 NOAA
Overwhelming scientific evidence  Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier  
Arctic Sea Ice Rapidly Melting 2007 2008
Polar bears on thin ice Larry Master Howard Ruby
Sea-level Rise Rates Larger Than Previously Projected Sea-level rise (feet) by 2100 IPCC (2007) 2 0 6 4
Sea-level Rise Rates Larger Than Previously Projected Sea-level rise (feet) by 2100 Recent Observations (Pfeffer et al., 2...
Sea-level Rise Rates Larger Than Previously Projected Sea-level rise (feet) by 2100 Recent Observations (Pfeffer et al., 2...
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge global sea level rise = +2.3 feet
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge global sea level rise = +2.3 feet
Widespread forest mortality (Van Mantgem, P.J., et al, 2009)
Pine beetle infestations Allen L. Thornton
Early signs of triggering rapid warming? Tony Case  
Melting Permafrost Releasing Methane (Walter et al., 2007)
Methane release from ocean floor (Shakhova and Semiletov, 2009) SIBERIA
Impacts of continued warming are  beyond what many may realize
Impacts of continued warming are  beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke
Impacts of continued warming are  beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke Andrew Heavens
Impacts of continued warming are  beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke Uncultured Project Andrew Heavens
Impacts of continued warming are  beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke Uncultured Project Andrew Heavens NOAA
Need to act now!  Bright_Star  
Historic Opportunity...  ...to reduce global  warming pollution ...to repower America  by advancing a  clean energy econom...
What Can I Do? <ul><li>Speak up for strong climate and energy legislation in 2009  </li></ul><ul><li>www.nwf.org/climateac...
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Protecting our Natural World; Securing Our Children's Future

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Dr. Amanda Staudt shares the latest climate science with a group of NWF wildlife activists.

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Protecting our Natural World; Securing Our Children's Future

  1. 1. The presentation will begin at 2 PM (EST). If you have trouble hearing the presentation online, please call in at: 1-800-791-2345 x 78570
  2. 2. REDUCE CARBON POLLUTION AS MUCH AND AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE Amanda Staudt, Ph.D. May 12, 2009 NOAA
  3. 3. Overwhelming scientific evidence Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier  
  4. 4. Arctic Sea Ice Rapidly Melting 2007 2008
  5. 5. Polar bears on thin ice Larry Master Howard Ruby
  6. 6. Sea-level Rise Rates Larger Than Previously Projected Sea-level rise (feet) by 2100 IPCC (2007) 2 0 6 4
  7. 7. Sea-level Rise Rates Larger Than Previously Projected Sea-level rise (feet) by 2100 Recent Observations (Pfeffer et al., 2008) IPCC (2007) 2 0 6 4
  8. 8. Sea-level Rise Rates Larger Than Previously Projected Sea-level rise (feet) by 2100 Recent Observations (Pfeffer et al., 2008) Last 2000 Years (Grinstead et al., 2009) IPCC (2007) 2 0 6 4
  9. 9. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge global sea level rise = +2.3 feet
  10. 10. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge global sea level rise = +2.3 feet
  11. 11. Widespread forest mortality (Van Mantgem, P.J., et al, 2009)
  12. 12. Pine beetle infestations Allen L. Thornton
  13. 13. Early signs of triggering rapid warming? Tony Case  
  14. 14. Melting Permafrost Releasing Methane (Walter et al., 2007)
  15. 15. Methane release from ocean floor (Shakhova and Semiletov, 2009) SIBERIA
  16. 16. Impacts of continued warming are beyond what many may realize
  17. 17. Impacts of continued warming are beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke
  18. 18. Impacts of continued warming are beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke Andrew Heavens
  19. 19. Impacts of continued warming are beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke Uncultured Project Andrew Heavens
  20. 20. Impacts of continued warming are beyond what many may realize Brian Gratwicke Uncultured Project Andrew Heavens NOAA
  21. 21. Need to act now! Bright_Star  
  22. 22. Historic Opportunity... ...to reduce global warming pollution ...to repower America by advancing a clean energy economy ...to protect wildlife for our children’s future
  23. 23. What Can I Do? <ul><li>Speak up for strong climate and energy legislation in 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>www.nwf.org/climateaction </li></ul>
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