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  1. 1. The principal cause of the deteriorating environment is mainly Global Warming. It is the continuous accumulation of greenhouse gasses as a result of so called developmental activities
  2. 2. Global Warming.
  3. 3. We
  4. 4. Our very Survival
  5. 5. 1 in 4 rooms
  6. 6. Lights on
  7. 7. 160 kW wasted
  8. 8. That’s not all
  9. 9. 1 in 4 rooms
  10. 10. Computers
  11. 11. 800 kW
  12. 12. Jawahar Sagar, Kota
  13. 13. 99 MW
  14. 14. We waste 1 MW
  15. 15. Enough to light 9600 homes
  16. 16. Food Wastage in the Messes
  17. 17. Unnecessary littering
  18. 18. Incineration
  19. 19. World at stake
  20. 20. If this continues, 21% of ice caps melting will cause about 20 million people to lose their homes.
  21. 21. The Solution Salvation lies within
  22. 22. Al Gore • Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for climate change activist • GLOBE earth program •Virgin Earth Challenge •An Inconvenient truth • The Grassroots Movement
  23. 23. Kyoto Protocol • “stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system” • 1997 start and now, 170 countries with 15% reduction in GHG’s •Of all major developing economies, India is least energy intensive
  24. 24. Renewable energy Resources 1. Solar 2. Geothermal 3. Tidal 4. Organic (Solid and Liquid) 5. Wind 6. Water & Ocean
  25. 25. Promises of the EU (European Union)
  26. 26. Future Superpower or non existent India?? Consumption of resources 40% faster than replenishment
  27. 27. What I can do- ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for HUMANITY!!!
  28. 28. The 3 R’s Reuse Reduce Recycle
  29. 29. Switch Off!
  30. 30. The irony of the whole problem- we are digging a grave not just for ourselves but life as such on earth
  31. 31. Thank you “We sometimes emphasize the danger in a crisis without focusing on the opportunities that are there. We should feel a great sense of urgency because it is the most dangerous crisis we have ever faced, by far. But it also provides us with opportunities to do a lot of things we ought to be doing for other reasons anyway. And to solve this crisis we can develop a shared sense of moral purpose.”

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