Variations in the Earth's Climate

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Variations in the Earth's Climate

  1. 1. Variations of in the Earth's Climate By: Marco Ruiz, Ashlee Kildiszew, Danielle Calder, Kayla VernonClark, and DP Bullington
  2. 2. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>                                              Co2 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>                                                                     Volcano Explosion                    </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>                                                         Sulfur Dioxide Levels   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eoearth.org/article/Causes_of_climate_change </li></ul>What Does This Issue Entail?
  3. 3. Examples <ul><li>Rising Sea Levels: An example of one of the effects of global warming is rising sea levels--as glaciers attached to the land melt, the sea levels will begin to rise. Not only does this put some land in danger of being flooded, but many areas that depend on glaciers for water will lose a crucial amount of their water supply. Not to mention the repercussions that this will have on the world's ecosystems, numerous and still not </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Copenhagen Climate Conference : Took place in December of 2009; established so that represenatives from countries around the world could come together and discuss ways to minimize climate change. However, the European Union considers the final agreement especially weak--this agreement stated that action must be taken to keep climate change below two degrees, but there ere no long-term plans and there was no commitement to reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Earth Charter Connection <ul><li>Article II: Ecological Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>5. Protect and restore the integrity of Earth's ecological systems, with special concern for biological diverstiy and the natural processes that sustain life. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>6. Prevent harm as the best method of enviromental protection and, when knowledge is limited, apply a precautionary approach. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Local Connection <ul><li>Here in San Diego County we are all on water restriction. Southern California is experiencing a drought.   </li></ul>

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