MP Totten TEDx Singapore talk april 3 2012

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Slides from Michael P Totten TEDx Talk Singapore, April 2012 on need for planetary physicians practitioners network to tackle and resolve multiple mega-catastrophic risks facing the world's citizenry …

Slides from Michael P Totten TEDx Talk Singapore, April 2012 on need for planetary physicians practitioners network to tackle and resolve multiple mega-catastrophic risks facing the world's citizenry by applying mega-opportunities available in the planet's local communities for promoting health, well-being and prosperous livlihoods for humanity and life on earth now and generations to come.

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  • 1. Planetarysolutions are easier than you think 1
  • 2. Inhaling 3 packs a day Linfen, China 6
  • 3. Acidifying the OceanDEAD Coral reefs & fish of economic importance before end of century 7
  • 4. EXTINCT
  • 5. Costly footprints from COAL power plants fresh mercury hazardous waterCarbon chemicalsdioxide toxic metals acid rain land soot 4
  • 6. “I’m right there in the room andno one even acknowledges me.”
  • 7. 600% higher coal cost IFexternalities included in electricity prices mercury hazardous freshCarbon chemicals toxic waterdioxide metals acid13 of 30 Gt rain land
  • 8. HOW? FLIP the SwitchSo that Utilities finance ZERO Footprint customer services
  • 9. Zero footprint servicesNew proven Utility Rules Inventory Rank Finance
  • 10. POSITIVE OUTCOMESmostly efficient utility services$15 trillion of savings$15 trillion damage avoidedhundreds of millions new jobsmostly solar, wind, biowastezero emission footprint
  • 11. Power-full Planetary-scale Solutions 2170 plants 34 million/yr US$2.560 W 8 Gt CO2/yr coal cars billion/yr13 billion10 WLED 360 plants 6 million/yr US$41 1.3 Gt CO2/yr coal cars million/yr 14
  • 12. World of Solar Reflecting Cities US$2 Trillion Global Savings Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition CentreEach m2 white roof offsets 1 ton CO2 13
  • 13. Electric Motors Use 1/2 World ElectricityMulti-trillion dollar savings Option50% energy savings & 90% cost savings 15
  • 14. Zero Emission Mobility (ZEM)Solar-powered electric bikesMulti-trillion $ savings options 150 million electric bikes now in use 100% financed with $600 billion yearlyfossil fuel subsidies? 16
  • 15. Cambrian explosionZEM Solar-powered vehicles
  • 16. GIS Mapping City Solar100% world power on 15% urban area kWh/yr 17
  • 17. WINDPower lowest cost &least risk supply option
  • 18. Utilities Offset remaining CO2emissions until phased outRevenues pay poor farmersnot to burn down forestsPrevent Tropical Forests Burned Each Year the Size of England
  • 19. Congo Basinhuman well-beingOver 1,000 jobs created in rural conservationOver 1,500 families with access to clean water, power, healthcarehealthy ecosystems10 million ha of protected forests10,000 Grauer’s gorillas5 million tons CO2 stored
  • 20. 1 trillion hours a year watching TV worldwide100 million h ours to crea te Wikipedia
  • 21. Zero Footprint WikiCollaboration networkCreating an Open Source Asset generator
  • 22. 1 trillion hours a year watching TV worldwide create Zero footprint Wiki100 million h ours to crea te Wikipedia
  • 23. Your collaboration on the Zero Footprint Wiki makes a difference.Remember, the mighty ocean is made up of single drops of water. we all thank you! 9