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World Environment Day

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World Environment Day

  1. 1. World Environment Day Promising Future
  2. 2. The global economy has grown nearly 10-fold with more 3% annual growth rate
  3. 3. Promising Bright Economic Future…?
  4. 4. Or it is extrapolation of Illustrious economic past into a promising future
  5. 5. Environmental Crisis is all time high
  6. 6. Economy is destroying its natural support system
  7. 7. Economy is destroying its natural supportsIn fact we are running up against
  8. 8. WE HAVE CROSSED THE LIMITS
  9. 9. Aquifers are drying FAST
  10. 10. Fisheries are dying
  11. 11. Forest Reserves are depleting
  12. 12. Earth has 422 trees per person but that's still 46% less
  13. 13. Atmosphere is CHANGING
  14. 14. Our Collective Demand
  15. 15. Overshooting
  16. 16. What Nature can provide
  17. 17. How can we assume that the growth of an economic system that is destroying its environmental supports can simply be projected into the Long-term future?
  18. 18. Things are gathering Storm
  19. 19. threatening
  20. 20. Civilization
  21. 21. POLITICAL We have to learn to sense the INDICATORS
  22. 22. OR WATCH
  23. 23. 2010 extreme heat wave in Russia
  24. 24. 2010 record floods in Pakistan
  25. 25. 2015 Floods in KASHMIR
  26. 26. Tsunami & Katrina
  27. 27. Earth Quake in Nepal
  28. 28. Kedarnath Floods
  29. 29. How close we are to the EDGE OUR CIVILIZATION?
  30. 30. Precariously CLOSE
  31. 31. World population is INCREASING by 80 MILLION annually
  32. 32. Population Pressures continues…
  33. 33. Industrialization Pressure
  34. 34. Deforestation
  35. 35. OVER PUMPING of ACQUFIERS
  36. 36. Eroding Soils Expanding DESERTS
  37. 37. Causing EXTREME WEATHER events
  38. 38. Threatening the HARVEST
  39. 39. Growth in Crop Yields is Slowing •Growth in Crop Yields Slowing
  40. 40. Impact
  41. 41. AverageGlobal TemperatureandAtmosphericCarbon DioxideConcentrations(1880-2010) 13.4 13.6 13.8 14.0 14.2 14.4 14.6 14.8 1880 1900 1920 1940 1960 1980 2000 Source: NASA GISS; NOAA ESRL; Worldwatch Temperature(degreesCelsius) 260 280 300 320 340 360 380 400 AtmosphericCO2(ppm) Temperature CO2 Earth Policy Institute - www.earth-policy.org
  42. 42. For every 1°Crise in temperature above the optimum level during the growing season
  43. 43. Yields of wheat, rice, and corn drop by 10 % (percent)
  44. 44. Climate change threatens food security and could eventually create hundreds of millions of climate refugees.
  45. 45. Time to Think
  46. 46. No one knows for sure when it will be too late to address the trends of decline in Natural Resources to avoid collapse
  47. 47. Business as usual is NOT working.
  48. 48. How to GO about it?
  49. 49. Wait for things to happen & then REACT! Choices we have REACTIVE
  50. 50. BE REACTIVE
  51. 51. Precautionary measures to avoid the situation Choices we have
  52. 52. BE PRO-ACTIVE
  53. 53. Visualizing the plausible future and act accordingly Choices we have
  54. 54. BE PREEMPTIVE
  55. 55. HOW to RESTORE EARTH’s NATURAL SUPPORT SYSTEMS?
  56. 56. How to STABALIZE CLIMATE?
  57. 57. RESTORE EARTH’s NATURAL SUPPORT SYSTEMS
  58. 58. Plant MORE Trees
  59. 59. Protect Topsoil on cropland
  60. 60. Restore Rangelands
  61. 61. Stabilize Water Levels Harvest & Conserve
  62. 62. How to STABALIZE CLIMATE?
  63. 63. Reduce CO2 Emissions Less Use of Fuel Emitting Machines
  64. 64. Energy efficient Transportation System MAJOR AREA OF CONCERN
  65. 65. We must think for Alternative Renewable Sources of Energy
  66. 66. Use of Energy Efficient Appliances Consume LESS
  67. 67. Walk MORE & MORE
  68. 68. Pedal MORE & MORE
  69. 69. Above all
  70. 70. Mind Set
  71. 71. “What is ESSENTIAL is NOT always visible to the eye”?
  72. 72. We need to ramp our RENEUABLES
  73. 73. Wind
  74. 74. Solar
  75. 75. Geothermall
  76. 76. NO Fossil Fuel
  77. 77. World Electricity Generation by Source in 2008 and in the Economy of 2020 – MAJOR SHIFT
  78. 78. Adopt less-intensive farming and land management practices
  79. 79. Hit HARD
  80. 80. Tax people for what they burn not what they earn
  81. 81. Raise Tax on Carbon Emission
  82. 82. Go For Energy Consumption Taxes
  83. 83. Introspection
  84. 84. Preventing environmental and economic collapse requires political action from all of us in order to effect broad social change
  85. 85. Be the generation that changes direction, moving the world onto a path of sustained progress?
  86. 86. The choice is ours. It will be made by our generation, but it will affect life on earth for all generations to come
  87. 87. Plant a tree
  88. 88. Thank You

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