CBI climate change summit - Professor Sir David King

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Professor Sir David King's presentation at the CBI climate change summit. London, November 2010.

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  • CBI climate change summit - Professor Sir David King

    1. 1. Should business care about climate change? Professor Sir David King Senior Scientific Advisor to UBS Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment 17th November 2010 CBI 2010 IET, 2 Savoy Place, London
    2. 2. Source: Fedorov et al. Science 2006, 312, 1485 Source: ML Design.  From "The Complete Ice Age: How Climate Change Shaped the World" edited by Brian Fagan, Thames & Hudson Ltd., London, 2009 Observed Global Temperatures 60 million years ago 40 million 20 million 0.5 million Present2.5 million 2 million 1 million1.5 million 5 4 3 2 1 0 3 million Carbon dioxide 400,000 years ago 300,000 200,000 100,000 Present Temperature 0ºC -2ºC -4ºC -6ºC -8ºC 175ppm 200ppm 275ppm 250ppm 225ppm -300ppm -325ppm 180(ppt)δ Temperature
    3. 3. Sea Level and Temperature Measurements Source: Met Office & Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory Liverpool
    4. 4. Volume of conventional oil discovered Volume of conventional oil consumed Billionsofbarrels[Gb] Year 50 40 30 20 10 2000198019601940 0 19201900 2020 2040 2060 Source: N.A. Owen, O.R. Inderwildi and D.A King, ‘The status of conventional world oil reserves - Hype or cause for concern?’ (2010) Energy Policy, doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2010.02.026 Conventional Oil Supply and Demand Forecasted demand 1.2% p.a. growth
    5. 5. Organisations with links to the Smith School
    6. 6. The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford Making an impact on the environmental changes facing the planet www.smithschool.ox.ac.uk
    7. 7. The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford Making an impact on the environmental changes facing the planet www.smithschool.ox.ac.uk

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