20091202 Comenius Political Aspects


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20091202 Comenius Political Aspects

  1. 1. Political Point of View How does global warming effect the world politically?
  2. 2. Copenhagen Conference <ul><li>The main purpose of the meeting is to make the countries of the world slow down the global warming and discuss how we all can reduce the CO2 emissions. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Another purpose is to renew the Kyoto protocol which will expire in 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>There will be over 10.000 delegates from over 180 countries. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Other issues that will be discussed are: How to adapt to the climate changes, development of climate friendly technology and financial support from rich countries to the poor countries. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Africa <ul><li>There´s already disputes between countries over water. </li></ul><ul><li>Syria and Turkey competes over Euphrates water and Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia competes over the Nile. </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicts like these will become more common and lead to political tensions. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Many countries wants to make climate investments in developing countries in particular sothern Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>This is an economical way to work against the global warming. </li></ul><ul><li>This kind of global efforts gives Africa opportunities to strengthen and establish regional and international partnerships. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Water starts conflicts <ul><li>Many regions around the world deal with shortages of water. </li></ul><ul><li>It can lead to conflicts between the regions </li></ul><ul><li>In some areas the conflicts will be solved by war. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Water systems usually arise in one country and pass through others. </li></ul><ul><li>The rivers are usually shared by more than one country. </li></ul><ul><li>The states tries to gain the most control over the water. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the case along river systems like the Nile, the Tigris-Euphrates, and the Jordan River. </li></ul>
  9. 10. The Nile Conflict <ul><li>The Nile River for centuries has been the source of sustaining human life in Egypt and Sudan. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nile flows through nine countries before it reaches the Mediterranean Sea. </li></ul><ul><li>The Egyptians have used military force to ensure their control over the headwaters of the Nile, because the country has no other water source . </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Sudan, Ethiopia, and Uganda have constructed various river projects. </li></ul><ul><li>In some cases national governments have agreed to share water that flows between their countries . </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Uganda, Sudan and Egypt signed a pact to share the waters of the Nile River . </li></ul><ul><li>This is very important to prevent war between the countries. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Middle east <ul><li>Middle east conflicts </li></ul><ul><li>Jordan war </li></ul>
  13. 14. politics <ul><li>Why do politics denied </li></ul><ul><li>The politicals rather ignore the problem </li></ul><ul><li>What is creating the problem </li></ul>