Background of Mexico: <ul><li>Mexico is officially known as the United Mexican States </li></ul><ul><li>Is a  federal cons...
Location
Global Warming Issues: <ul><li>Deforestation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the most serious environmental issues in Mexico ...
Global Warming Issues: <ul><li>Beaches  of Mexico </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hurricanes and rising sea levels are taking away h...
Pictures of the beaches!
<ul><li>Impact of Globalization </li></ul><ul><li>Social: </li></ul><ul><li>The average labor earning decreased by 10% tho...
<ul><li>Macro-economic stability is to priority, it supported by prudent fiscal and monetary policies and a solid financia...
Economy Impact <ul><li>In order to contribute to the modernization of a number of industrial sectors and to increase their...
Political Impact <ul><li>Free and open trade and investment policies have served well. But as the world changes, Mexico mu...
Plans to Combat Global Warming in Mexico…… <ul><li>Mexico is taking action to fight against Global warming by promising to...
Mexico adopts standards to measure Global Warming Gases  (Report 2004) <ul><li>  Mexico launched a new partnership (Mexico...
BIBLIOGRAPHY <ul><li>&quot;Global Warming in Mexico.&quot;  Global Warming Consequences - Thesis Statement, Definition, Ca...
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  1. 2. Background of Mexico: <ul><li>Mexico is officially known as the United Mexican States </li></ul><ul><li>Is a federal constitutional republic in North America (it is where the head of state and other official representatives of the people govern according to existing constitutional laws which limits the governments power over the citizens) </li></ul><ul><li>The head and other officials are chosen by election rather than inheriting their positions </li></ul><ul><li>Federation comprising of 31 states , Mexico City is the federal district and capital city </li></ul>
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  3. 4. Global Warming Issues: <ul><li>Deforestation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the most serious environmental issues in Mexico </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 1 million hectares of forest is lost each year </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Global Warming Issues: <ul><li>Beaches of Mexico </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hurricanes and rising sea levels are taking away hundreds of miles of beaches, these beaches attract over 40% of Mexico's international visitors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2005 Hurricane Wilma swept away large portion of sugary sand of Cancun hotel zone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Melting glaciers are rising sea levels also take thousands of miles of coast line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global warming is increasing the ocean temperatures which cause more powerful hurricanes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water pollution and real estate developers are also destroying mangroves which helps shield beaches from erosion </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Pictures of the beaches!
  6. 7. <ul><li>Impact of Globalization </li></ul><ul><li>Social: </li></ul><ul><li>The average labor earning decreased by 10% those living in the south </li></ul><ul><li>Earning of people was so low they could not keep their families out of poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Economic: </li></ul><ul><li>reform program, includes trade liberalization, privatizations and a reduction of the government’s role in the economy. Reforms in trade policy </li></ul><ul><li>even though the number of state-owned companies significantly diminished, state monopolies still continue in key areas such as oil and energy </li></ul><ul><li>globalization has “excluded” the vast majority of population and even worsened their living standards </li></ul><ul><li>income distribution in Mexico worsened during the 1990s. In 2000, the Gini Index (which measures the degree of inequality in the distribution of incomes) was 0.503, in comparison to 0.488 five years earlier </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Macro-economic stability is to priority, it supported by prudent fiscal and monetary policies and a solid financial system </li></ul><ul><li>To promote economic efficiency, it is important to strengthen the functioning of markets, by improving the institutional framework and enhancing economic competition for the benefit of all economic agents </li></ul>
  8. 9. Economy Impact <ul><li>In order to contribute to the modernization of a number of industrial sectors and to increase their competitiveness, sectoral promotion programs are being implemented </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tariffs reduction or elimination on inputs, parts and components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fiscal and administrative incentives for exporting firms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issuance of new quality standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actions against counterfeit </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Political Impact <ul><li>Free and open trade and investment policies have served well. But as the world changes, Mexico must effectively cope with new challenges to increase competitiveness. </li></ul><ul><li>A number of policies are being implemented by the Mexican government to develop the ICT industry which shall result in improved economic performance and productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthened efforts are required, most of all in the technical skills area and the development of physical and communications infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>The combination of global integration, economic and technological changes is creating a unique opportunity for Mexico </li></ul>
  10. 11. Plans to Combat Global Warming in Mexico…… <ul><li>Mexico is taking action to fight against Global warming by promising to plant 250 million tress (report 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Ban old trucks and buses that belch black smoke into the air to fight global warming </li></ul><ul><li>The president, Felipe Calderon took part of a ceremony to promote national climate change and handed out trees, he said they will have cleaner gasoline, more wind energy and more use of solar power in houses </li></ul><ul><li>Calderon also said &quot;The fact that other big countries are not disposed to take on the responsibility and continue to damage the environment must not be an excuse to feign ignorance of our own responsibilities,&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 12. Mexico adopts standards to measure Global Warming Gases (Report 2004) <ul><li>  Mexico launched a new partnership (Mexico GHG Pilot Program) that makes it the first country to adopt internationally-accepted standards to measure and report business greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for establishing a voluntary national program.  </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico ranks as the 14th largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, and is second only to Brazil in Latin America. In 2000, according to WRI's Climate Analyses Indicators Tool, GHG emissions in Mexico equaled 1.4 tons per person, compared with 6.6 tons per U.S. citizen. </li></ul><ul><li>Agreements on key implementation activities such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean energy technology deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deforestation reductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving the resilience of countries to the impacts of climate change </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. BIBLIOGRAPHY <ul><li>&quot;Global Warming in Mexico.&quot; Global Warming Consequences - Thesis Statement, Definition, Causes, Impact . Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://www.consequencesofglobalwarming.com/countries/global-warming-mexico.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Global Warming in Mexico.&quot; Global Warming Consequences - Thesis Statement, Definition, Causes, Impact . Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://www.consequencesofglobalwarming.com/countries/global-warming-mexico.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Global Warming Means More Mexican Immigration?&quot; Daily Nature and Science News and Headlines | National Geographic News . Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/07/100726-arizona-immigration-law-global-warming-mexican-environment-nation/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Globalization and Poverty in Mexico.&quot; The National Bureau of Economic Research . Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nber.org/digest/apr05/w11027.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Mexico's Beaches Threatened by Global Warming | La Plaza | Los Angeles Times.&quot; Top of the Ticket | Sunday Shows: Boehner, W. Daley, Cameron, Clinton | Los Angeles Times . Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/laplaza/2007/04/mexicos_beaches.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Social Issues in Mexico Articles, Pictures and Recipes.&quot; Access Mexico Connect - Current Issue - The Electronic Magazine All about Mexico . Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://www.mexconnect.com/tags/social-issues>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;YouTube - Mexican Farmers Blame Struggles on Global Warming.&quot; YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. Web. 30 Jan. 2011. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgBoalHsPU4>. </li></ul>

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