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  • Green Yatra
    Present
    Global Warming
    in
    INDIA
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  • Global Warming
    Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the Earth's near-surface air and oceans since the mid-20th century, and its projected continuation.
    The average global air temperature near the Earth's surface increased 0.74 ± 0.18 °C (1.33 ± 0.32 °F) during the 100 years ending in 2005.
    Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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  • Greenhouse effect
    103 Watt per m3
    343 Watt per m3
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    240 Watt per m3
    Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • Co2 Concentration in 2007
    The 2007 rise in global carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations is tied with 2005 as the third highest since atmospheric measurements began in 1958. The red line shows the trend together with seasonal variations. The black line indicates the trend that emerges when the seasonal cycle has been removed. (Credit: NOAA)
  • Greenhouse gases
    Carbon dioxide (CO2)
    Methane (CH4)
    Nitrous oxide (N2O)
    Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
    Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)
    Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)
    Natural
    Manmade
    Source: Kyoto Protocol- Annexure A
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  • Rising levels of greenhouse gases
    Source: Dr L Gohar and Prof K Shine, Dept. of Meteorology, University of Reading
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    Source: Stern Review
  • Energy utilisation
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  • Energy Production in India
    TN
    COAL TN vs India
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  • Impacts of Climate Change
    Forests
    Biodiversity
    Impact of rise in temperature of 1.8oC to 4oC
    Agriculture
    Coastlines
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  • Climate Change Impact in India
    Rajasthan- Drought
    Rann of Kutch – sea level rise
    Mumbai-Salt water intrusion
    Kerala –Productivity of Forest
    Tamil Nadu-Coral bleaching
    Ganges – Sedimentation problem
    Sunderbans-Sea level raise
    Northwest India-reduction In rice yield
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  • 1. Impact on Agriculture
    Effect on Apple cultivation
    Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh Experienced a number of crop failures in the last 15 years.
    Apple belt has moved 30 kilometers [northwards] over the last 50 years.
    Apple growers, says attributed poor production to reduced snowfall and its changed timing.
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  • Shift in Agriculture
    Apple cultivation is affected in Kullu Valley
    Apple belt has moved 30 KM northwards
    Forest resources were removed
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  • 2.Holy Ganga under threat from Global warming
    Himalayan source of the Ganga is drying up at a rate of 40 yards a year, nearly twice as fast as two decades ago, and that some of these glaciers might disappear by 2030.
    In the dry summer months, the Gangotri glacier provides up to 70 percent of the water of the Ganga.
    According to a UN climate report, the shrinking glaciers also threaten Asia’s supply of fresh water.
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    Source: New Indian Express
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    Source: New Indian Express
  • 3. Impact on Coastal Orissa
    The Satavaya region, once a cluster of seven villages.
    Only two out of the seven villages exists the other five villages have been submerged.
    The Coastal villages have been affected by cyclone and floods killing more than 30,000 people.
    The sea has ingresses to about 1.5 km into Satavaya and 2.5 km into Kanakpur. Satavaya has also lost 56% of its mangrove vegetation.
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  • Global Impacts
    • The largest glacier on Mount Kenya has lost 92% of its mass
    • Sea levels have risen by 10 - 25 cm
    • The thickness of sea ice in the arctic has decreased by 40%.
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  • The Common Murre has advanced breeding by 24 days per decade over the past 50 years in response to higher temperatures.
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  • The Baltimore oriole is shifting northward and may soon disappear entirely from the Baltimore area.
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  • Polar bear populations are coming under threat as food becomes harder to hunt.
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  • India’s Initiatives
    Signed UNFCC on 10th June 1992
    India ratified the Kyoto protocol
    India has a National Action Plan on Climate Change
    National Solar Mission
    National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency
    National Mission on Sustainable Habitat
    National Water Mission
    National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem
    National Mission for a “ Green India”
    National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture
    National Mission on Strategic Mission on Climate Change
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  • India’s Initiatives
    India has a well developed policy, legislative regulatory & programmatic regime.
    For promotion of Energy efficiency, renewable energy, nuclear power, fuel switching, energy pricing reform addressing GHG emission.
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    Per-capita Carbon –dioxide emission (Metric Tons)
  • The impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed – the poorest countries and people will suffer earliest and most. And if and when the damages appear it will be too late to reverse the process. Thus we are forced to look a long way ahead.
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  • THINK AND
    ACT BEFORE IT BECOME TOO LATE
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  • About Green Yatra Green Yatra is a non-profit; Non-Government Organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of our Mother Earth and its Environment. We strive to maintain the integrity of the ecosystems for the benefit of all living creatures by introducing and adopting a simple, Eco friendly, Green Lifestyle, Ideas to our day to day lives. Green Yatra was started and run by a bunch folk who share a strong love and passion for protecting and respecting our only source of life Mother Nature and who think a lot and believe to do same as much as they can .First and foremost, We believe in ACTION.. Sitting idle, complaining and blaming the system, societies or commenting on internet forums are THINGS WE DON'T DO. We believe in working logically, strategically and practically, with Prevention and Solution oriented approaches to our goal of nature conservation. The impact of Go Green Ganesha is a token of our dedication and effort. So, we are working hard in bringing out the VALUE of our nature, hoping for your complete support! Our sole objective is to pass on a habitable green and pollution-free beautiful earth to the upcoming generations.
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