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Global warming is negatively impacting the availability of water. India and various other nations will be suffering from water stress. There will be change in the frequency of the rains, droughts......

Global warming is negatively impacting the availability of water. India and various other nations will be suffering from water stress. There will be change in the frequency of the rains, droughts will be more frequent in some areas. The audio visual show “Global Warming and Dwindling Water” focuses on the impact of Global Warming on the availability of water. It showcases the problems faced by the people due to deteriorating quality or quantity of water.

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Global Warming
  • 3. Climate change has been happening….
  • 4. Global mean temperature has been constantly rising especially since the last 100 years.
  • 5. Temperature has risen by 0.74 degree Celsius in the last 100 years IPCC
  • 6. Our Earth might look something like this …
  • 7. This trend will continue at a much faster pace in the coming years.
  • 8. Climate Change will negatively impact the quality and quantity of water.
  • 9. 62-76% of Global area will be under water stress
  • 10. Glaciers will drastically reduce by 2030
  • 11. The retreat of Gangotri glacier Source: NASA/IPCC, 2007
  • 12. Global average sea levels are rising since 1993 at 3.1 mm per yr. IPCC (4 th assessment)
  • 13. Floods have become more frequent
  • 14. Area affected by drought will increase
  • 15. Increasing scarcity of water
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  • 17. Rural to Urban migration will compound the problem
  • 18. Urbanisation, population explosion and industrialisation will increase water consumption by 20-40% by 2020
  • 19. Can We Stop Urbanisation ?
  • 20. N
  • 21. Can We Stop modernisation?
  • 22. N
  • 23. Can We Stop Water Wastage ?
  • 24. Definitely YES !!!
  • 25. But, what should we do
  • 26. Judicious Use Of Water
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  • 33. Using Water Saving Devices
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  • 37. Float valve in water tanks.
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  • 43. Educate Users right from childhood!
  • 44. Sharing & Caring...
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  • 46. Climate Change is a reality…
  • 47. … and scarcity of water- a bubble waiting to burst
  • 48. Let’s join hands to adapt ourselves to climate change
  • 49. Together We Will Together We Can!!!
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  • 53. IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, 2007 World Water Development Reports 2003 and 2006 Human Development Report 2006 Climate Change and Water, IPCC Technical Paper VI 2008
  • 54. Ministry of Environment and Forests Government of India
  • 55. Dr. Subodh Sharma, Director NATCOM, Ministry of Environment and Forests and Dr. Sumanna Bhattacharya, National Expert Consultant, Winock International India