Global Warming Excellence

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Global Warming Excellence

  1. 1. and our economy Global Warming
  2. 2. Brought to you courtesy of Team Optimus Prime
  3. 3. <ul><li>If every country </li></ul><ul><li>wasted at the same rate as </li></ul><ul><li>The United States, </li></ul><ul><li>we would need 4 planets to even survive. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The average UK citizen will generate more greenhouse gases by the time they’re 5 months old, </li></ul><ul><li>than someone in Tanzania will in their entire lifetime. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The income gap between the richest and the poorest people will become wider with the continued depletion of natural resources. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The world is currently </li></ul><ul><li>living beyond the </li></ul><ul><li>ecosystem’s capacity, </li></ul><ul><li>And will soon go into </li></ul><ul><li>debt… </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The current economy values some </li></ul><ul><li>aspects of the world more, such as oil, </li></ul><ul><li>but ignores others, such as forests and the environment. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>And forests only become important to our economy </li></ul><ul><li>when they are being cut down. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Can we adapt our economy to meet the needs of the ecosystem ? </li></ul>The question is:
  10. 10. The only solution: A new type of economics, one which values people and the planet.
  11. 11. <ul><li>We need to create a better economy, </li></ul><ul><li>one that protects the Earth instead of destroying it. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to make an </li></ul><ul><li>eco-economy </li></ul>
  12. 12. Proposals: <ul><li>A new global food system that stops the environmentally wasteful and damaging way </li></ul><ul><li>we produce and trade </li></ul><ul><li>what we eat. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Redesigning human development so that it is climate proof and climate friendly . </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Create new technologies that are less material dependent. </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. The use of cell phones, which rely on satellites instead of copper wire; </li></ul><ul><li>costing less money . </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Impose taxes on fossil fuel burning, </li></ul><ul><li>to reduce the air pollution which will lead to a more reasonable energy price. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>One way to lessen pollution </li></ul><ul><li>is to put more taxes on what’s causing it. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Use light bulbs that require less energy. i.e.-Compact Fluorescent light bulbs can save up to 150 pounds of Carbon Dioxide a year .
  18. 18. <ul><li>We need to create an eco-economy that will prevent bankruptcy </li></ul>
  19. 19. Its not too late to save our world!!
  20. 20. <ul><li>The demand for snow equipment will go down because of the rising temperature caused by global warming. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Sources <ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/whatidiscover/are-you-happy/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.earth-policy.org/Books/Eco_contents.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.stopglobalwarming.org/default.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/ </li></ul>

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