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SIZE MATTERS
3- SYSTEM CYCLES
File: TVA-p3-01-SIZE-MATTERS-3-160220.odp Peter Burgess (c) All rights reserved
TRUE VALUE A...
CONTEXT
This slideset is a Work-in-Progress
and will be updated from time to time.
It is part of a series that aims to
ena...
The system is complex …
TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
Complex system … competing agendas
TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
Managing in a complex
system is a challenge …
The best practice it to drive decision
making with the best / quickest data
...
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
CARBON CYCLE
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
University-of-Michigan-Carbon-Cycle-Lecture-Notes
A very readable paper about the CARBON...
CARBON … an enormously
important scientific element.
… and a critical link between
chemistry and biology
MULTI DIMENSION I...
The burning of CARBON produces
carbon dioxide, a colorless gas that
changes the heat transfer properties
of the atmosphere...
CO2 is a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) … an
important causal factor in global
warming.
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
The following slides show various
depictions of the CO2 dimension of
the CARBON CYCLE
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
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LOCATION Billion tons carbon
Rocks
Oceans
Soils
Atmosphere (at 360ppm)
Vegetation
1015
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In addition to CARBON DIOXIDE,
there is also METHANE with the
formula CH4
METHANE is a far more potent
greenhouse gas (GHG...
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
SunSun
BOP
Financial
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Human
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NITROGEN CYCLE
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
NITROGEN plays an important
role in the cycle of nature …
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
NITROGEN is an element in many
compounds including:
● Ammonia (NH4);
● Nitrous dioxide (NO2);
● Nitrates;
● Nitrites;
● et...
Many natural processes involving
plants, bacteria and fungi convert
these various compounds to build
balance in nature …
M...
NITROGEN plays an important
role in the cycle of nature, but its
heavy use in modern industry
and agriculture has disrupte...
There are many ways to represent
the NITROGEN CYCLE …
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
Sun
BOP
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MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
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Sun
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NITROGEN is important … but the
balance of this system is outside
the 'planetary bounds' according
to the scientists …
MUL...
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
Sun
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Capital
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WATER CYCLE
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
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WATER
WATER FLOW
SunSun
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Values in 1000 cubic km/yr
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Link to: University-of-Michigan ... The-Global-Water-and-Nitrogen-Cycles
WATER CYCLE
A v...
The STOCK of WATER
Cubic Kilometers
Rocks (not usable)
Oceans (97.4% of usable water)
Ice
Groundwater
Lakes and Rivers
Atm...
MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
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IF ½ OF THE ICE MELTED, this
would result in a 26.2 metre rise
in sea level … about 86 feet!
Cubic Kilometers
Total ice
50...
THIS SLIDESET IS 3 OF 5
SIZE MATTERS 1 … OVERVIEW
http://www.slideshare.net/PeterBurgess2/size-matters1
SIZE MATTERS 2 … K...
REMINDER
This slideset is A WORK-IN-PROGRESS. It will be
upgraded periodically. It is part of a series of more than
100 sl...
THANK YOU
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Email Peter Burgess … peterbnyc@gmail.com
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A workshop at MIT to link mathematics with the realities of a very complex global integrated socio-enviro-economic system that has been very badly served by money as a metric and a dangerously simplified financial system.

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  1. 1. SIZE MATTERS 3- SYSTEM CYCLES File: TVA-p3-01-SIZE-MATTERS-3-160220.odp Peter Burgess (c) All rights reserved TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
  2. 2. CONTEXT This slideset is a Work-in-Progress and will be updated from time to time. It is part of a series that aims to enable better metrics for the complex socio-enviro-economic system that we all live in. Metrics are powerful, but they must be the right metrics. TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
  3. 3. The system is complex … TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
  4. 4. Complex system … competing agendas TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
  5. 5. Managing in a complex system is a challenge … The best practice it to drive decision making with the best / quickest data about progress and performance and at the most granular level … this is the essence of the TVA data architecture. TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
  6. 6. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING CARBON CYCLE
  7. 7. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING University-of-Michigan-Carbon-Cycle-Lecture-Notes A very readable paper about the CARBON CYCLE from the University of Michigan …
  8. 8. CARBON … an enormously important scientific element. … and a critical link between chemistry and biology MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  9. 9. The burning of CARBON produces carbon dioxide, a colorless gas that changes the heat transfer properties of the atmosphere. The chemical formula for carbon dioxide is CO2 MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  10. 10. CO2 is a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) … an important causal factor in global warming. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  11. 11. The following slides show various depictions of the CO2 dimension of the CARBON CYCLE MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  12. 12. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOP
  13. 13. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPCARBON CYCLE
  14. 14. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPCARBON RESERVOIRS AND FLUXES
  15. 15. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPCARBON CYCLE – CARBON STORES
  16. 16. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPCARBON SINK
  17. 17. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPTEMPERATURE HISTORY
  18. 18. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPTEMPERATURE HISTORY
  19. 19. LOCATION Billion tons carbon Rocks Oceans Soils Atmosphere (at 360ppm) Vegetation 1015 g = 1 billion tons = 1 gigaton = 1 Pedagram MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING 65,000,000 39,000 1,580 750 610 STOCKS OF CARBON
  20. 20. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPCARBON … STOCKS AND FLOWS
  21. 21. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPCARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATIONS
  22. 22. In addition to CARBON DIOXIDE, there is also METHANE with the formula CH4 METHANE is a far more potent greenhouse gas (GHG) than CO2 by a factor of more than twenty. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  23. 23. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPMETHANE CYCLE
  24. 24. NITROGEN CYCLE MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  25. 25. NITROGEN plays an important role in the cycle of nature … MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  26. 26. NITROGEN is an element in many compounds including: ● Ammonia (NH4); ● Nitrous dioxide (NO2); ● Nitrates; ● Nitrites; ● etc. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  27. 27. Many natural processes involving plants, bacteria and fungi convert these various compounds to build balance in nature … MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  28. 28. NITROGEN plays an important role in the cycle of nature, but its heavy use in modern industry and agriculture has disrupted the equilibrium of the natural cycle MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  29. 29. There are many ways to represent the NITROGEN CYCLE … MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  30. 30. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Nitrogen Cycle
  31. 31. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Nitrogen CycleNitrogen Cycle
  32. 32. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Nitrogen Cycle
  33. 33. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Nitrogen Cycle
  34. 34. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun Nitrogen Cycle
  35. 35. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital EOPNitrogen Cycle
  36. 36. NITROGEN is important … but the balance of this system is outside the 'planetary bounds' according to the scientists … MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  37. 37. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Sun BOP Sun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun EOPPlanetary Boundaries Image credit: Steffen et al. Science (2015). Journal Science / AAAS
  38. 38. WATER CYCLE MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING
  39. 39. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING WATER WATER FLOW SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun
  40. 40. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun
  41. 41. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun
  42. 42. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun
  43. 43. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Values in 1000 cubic km/yr SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun
  44. 44. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Values in 1000 cubic km/yr SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun Nitrogen cycle
  45. 45. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun
  46. 46. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING Link to: University-of-Michigan ... The-Global-Water-and-Nitrogen-Cycles WATER CYCLE A very readable paper about the WATER CYCLE is this from the University of Michigan …
  47. 47. The STOCK of WATER Cubic Kilometers Rocks (not usable) Oceans (97.4% of usable water) Ice Groundwater Lakes and Rivers Atmosphere (vapor) MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING 150,000,000 1,350,000,000 27,500,000 15,300,000 25,000 13,000
  48. 48. MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING SunSun BOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun SunSun EOP Financial Capital Human Capital Man Built Capital Natural Capital Sun A huge amount of water … but most is not potable
  49. 49. IF ½ OF THE ICE MELTED, this would result in a 26.2 metre rise in sea level … about 86 feet! Cubic Kilometers Total ice 50% of ice = Square kilometers Surface area of the oceans Metres Sea level rise (average) MULTI DIMENSION IMPACT ACCOUNTING 27,500,000 13,750,000 360,000,000 26.2
  50. 50. THIS SLIDESET IS 3 OF 5 SIZE MATTERS 1 … OVERVIEW http://www.slideshare.net/PeterBurgess2/size-matters1 SIZE MATTERS 2 … KEY CONCEPTS http://www.slideshare.net/PeterBurgess2/size-matters2 SIZE MATTERS 3 … SYSTEM CYCLES SIZE MATTERS 4 … PERSPECTIVES http://www.slideshare.net/PeterBurgess2/size-matters4 SIZE MATTERS 5 … IMPACTS http://www.slideshare.net/PeterBurgess2/size-matters5 TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
  51. 51. REMINDER This slideset is A WORK-IN-PROGRESS. It will be upgraded periodically. It is part of a series of more than 100 slidesets. Navigation to these is available here: http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=N1-Slidesets-p3 More about the True Value Metrics initiative is at: http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=list0100-MainNav FEEDBACK is welcome. Please email to Peter Burgess … peterbnyc@gmail.com … with a catchy phrase in the subject line so that it gets attention, and please identify the specific slideset(s) or webpage involved. TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING
  52. 52. THANK YOU Some links and contact information: Email Peter Burgess … peterbnyc@gmail.com Peter Burgess LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterburgess1 Link to TrueValueMetrics.org website http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/ Link to navigation to other resources: http://www.truevaluemetrics.org/DBadmin/DBtxt001.php?vv1=list0100-MainNav#1 TRUE VALUE ACCOUNTING

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