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Global Warming


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Team Gab Sab's Global Warming project for Sgt. Pepper's Economics class.

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Global Warming

  1. 1. Global Warming & Economics Eric Bastine Chris Preusch Photo Source
  2. 2. "As the climate warms up, mountainous regions... experience lower levels of snowfall. This image shows Mount Hood Oregon at the same time in late summer in 1985 and 2002." Photo Source
  3. 3. Photo Source "Argentina's Upsala Glacier was once the biggest in South America, but it is now disappearing at a rate of 200 metres per year."
  4. 4. Problem <ul><li>Society hasn't changed its energy consumption habits </li></ul><ul><li>Global warming is a result of these habits </li></ul>Photo Source
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  7. 7. Diagnosis <ul><li>Not necessary to change habits yet </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental effects too minimal </li></ul>Annual carbon dioxide emission broken down into various fuel types during 1800-2000 AD. Photo Source Photo Source
  8. 8. Questions <ul><li>Why have people not changed the ways in which they produce / consume energy? </li></ul><ul><li>In what ways could people </li></ul><ul><li>change their consumption </li></ul><ul><li>habits? </li></ul><ul><li>Why hasn’t society recognized global warming as a consequence of its actions? </li></ul>Photo Source
  9. 9. Examples <ul><li>Ethanol and other gasoline alternatives are costly </li></ul>Photo Source
  10. 10. Examples <ul><li>Fossil fuels are simpler and less costly </li></ul><ul><li>Too much effort to switch to alternative energy sources </li></ul>Photo Source Photo Source
  11. 11. Examples <ul><li>No profits from alternative energy sources. </li></ul>Photo Source Photo Source
  12. 12. Examples <ul><li>Not enough money for start up energy companies to survive </li></ul><ul><li>Competition from big energy companies is large </li></ul>Photo Source
  13. 13. Examples <ul><li>Europe has made changes in consumption habits </li></ul>Photo Source Photo Source
  14. 14. Tags <ul><li>globalwarming energy green environment science climate politics economics carbon </li></ul>Photo Source
  15. 15. Summary <ul><li>Government support through various means </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes and incentives </li></ul><ul><li>Lifestyle changes </li></ul>Photo Source Photo Source
  16. 16. Delicious Articles <ul><li>50 things to do to stop Global Warming </li></ul><ul><li>Algae Biodiesel </li></ul><ul><li>The Cold Hard Facts on Global Warming </li></ul><ul><li>The Greenest Green Fuel </li></ul><ul><li>Is It Time for a New Tax on Energy? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Videos <ul><li>Clean Burning Ethanol </li></ul><ul><li>Global Warming </li></ul>
  18. 18. Change in Demand <ul><li>With an increase in temperature, that will force more people to buy bottled water. </li></ul>Photo Source Photo Source Photo Source Photo Source Photo Source