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Global warning

  1. 1. Global warming 1/9 Ankur Jain MBAEXE0713000 4
  2. 2. Global warming 2/9 WHAT IS GLOBAL WARMING? Global warming is the rise in average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans. The Earth’s mean temperature has increased by about 0.8 degree Celsius since the late 19th century with about two-third of the increase occurring after 1980. According to scientists it is primarily caused by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases produced by human activities such as the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.
  3. 3. ATMOSPHERIC GASES Global warming 3/9 Nitrogen (N2) Oxygen (O2) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Methane (CH4) Non-Greenhouse Gases 99% Greenhouse Gases 1%
  4. 4. CAUSES OF GLOBAL WARMING Global warming 4/9
  5. 5. EFFECTS OF GLOBAL WARMING Global warming 5/9 Rise in temperature Melting of glaciers & sea ice Loss of habitat Species affected Amount & Pattern of precipitation Floods & drought Rise in sea level Low altitude coastal places will go under water
  6. 6. HOW TO STOP IT? Global warming 6/9 Reduce emission of carbon dioxide Solar PowerWind Power Fuel-Efficiency
  7. 7. SIMPLE THINGS TO DO Global warming 7/9 Turn off your computer or the TV when you are not using it. Keep rooms cool by closing the blinds, shades or curtains. Take shorter showers. Heating water uses energy. Turn off the lights when you leave a room. Use compact fluorescent bulbs.
  8. 8. TAKE HOME MESSAGE…. Global warming 8/9 Each of us must take steps to slow down global warming.
  9. 9. Global warming 9/9

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