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Team Gab Sab's Global Warming project for Sgt. Pepper's Economics class.

Team Gab Sab's Global Warming project for Sgt. Pepper's Economics class.

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  • Welcome to the Chris Preusch and Eric Bastine power point extravaganza!


  • 1. Global Warming & Economics Eric Bastine Chris Preusch Photo Source
  • 2. "As the climate warms up, mountainous regions... experience lower levels of snowfall. This image shows Mount Hood Oregon at the same time in late summer in 1985 and 2002." Photo Source
  • 3. Photo Source "Argentina's Upsala Glacier was once the biggest in South America, but it is now disappearing at a rate of 200 metres per year."
  • 4. Problem
    • Society hasn't changed its energy consumption habits
    • Global warming is a result of these habits
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  • 7. Diagnosis
    • Not necessary to change habits yet
    • Environmental effects too minimal
    Annual carbon dioxide emission broken down into various fuel types during 1800-2000 AD. Photo Source Photo Source
  • 8. Questions
    • Why have people not changed the ways in which they produce / consume energy?
    • In what ways could people
    • change their consumption
    • habits?
    • Why hasn’t society recognized global warming as a consequence of its actions?
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  • 9. Examples
    • Ethanol and other gasoline alternatives are costly
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  • 10. Examples
    • Fossil fuels are simpler and less costly
    • Too much effort to switch to alternative energy sources
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  • 11. Examples
    • No profits from alternative energy sources.
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  • 12. Examples
    • Not enough money for start up energy companies to survive
    • Competition from big energy companies is large
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  • 13. Examples
    • Europe has made changes in consumption habits
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  • 14. Tags
    • globalwarming energy green environment science climate politics economics carbon
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  • 15. Summary
    • Government support through various means
    • Taxes and incentives
    • Lifestyle changes
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  • 16. Delicious Articles
    • 50 things to do to stop Global Warming
    • Algae Biodiesel
    • The Cold Hard Facts on Global Warming
    • The Greenest Green Fuel
    • Is It Time for a New Tax on Energy?
  • 17. Videos
    • Clean Burning Ethanol
    • Global Warming
  • 18. Change in Demand
    • With an increase in temperature, that will force more people to buy bottled water.
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