The biggest challenge of the century is global warming.It isn’t something new, just a familiar statement to everyone of us. But theeffects of this problem are just about to wake up our wandering minds.Imagine our world where apocalyptic hurricanes, catastrophic earthquakes,floods, fires and epidemics are prevailing. Some may say that these are justexaggeration. Well, THINK TWICE. We can do nothing when these disasterscame up one day. But we can change it. We can save the Earth from theharms of environment, caused by people.The Earth is a place of beauty, and we are stewards of God’s creation. Sonow, what do you have to say? And what can you do?
20th century: The Earth’s sea level had increased about 1.5-3.0 mmper year And it will increase more rapidly this 21st century As the sea level increases, the landmass we are living in are justabout to submerged in water Increased precipitation all over the globe
The Earth is a priceless creationNot everything in the world is replaceable3000 trillion poundsLIFE is simply precious
2011 is the 5th annual ED 34 megawatt hour of electricity saved Philippines – top participant EH2011 “Switching off your lights is a VOTE for Earth, or leavingthem on is a vote for global warming."
Use compact fluorescent light bulbsBurn calories, not oil. Use unleaded fuel.Plug off appliances when not in use.Look for the Energy Star
Rain is a normal way of returning water back to Earth 965-4064 mm of rain is Philippines’ average annual rainfall 79-265 deaths per year because of heavy rain and floods 0.2 degrees per decade increase in temperature means 10% increase in precipitationSympathy to the victims of the flood and heavyrains caused by the two consecutive typhoons.
If You Care Enough For The Living Make A Little SpaceMake A Better Place...
“There is a sufficiency in the world for mans need but notfor mans greed” - Mahatma Gandhi“Dont blow it - good planets are hard to find.”“Get what you need, and not what you want.”
3.9 billion ha of forests, of which 95 per cent are natural forests and5 per cent are forest plantations - UN Food & Agri Org Value of the illegal trade is $10-$15 billion per year – World Bank 1998 - gross production of timber $160 billion worldwide 2020 projection - $299 billion
Eat your vegetables – less food processing is one man’s lifetime Drive Less, Drive Smart – a day of commuting is a year less GHG GO for a Recharge – a disposable battery is a tank of danger Seek the TWILIGHT Ozone – use CFC free products A Brush for Nature – paint your walls with Nox –out latex Spread the Word – you can do nothing better than spread the goodnews
“Blue marble in space spinning its face to the sun irreplaceable” The Earth is the only known living planet Human would hardly be surviving in Mars due to its iron oxide surface We’ll be dead just as we land on Venus from its toxic CO2 and hotatmosphere
NOW THIS IS THE TIME TO THINK TWICE. Ask yourself. Decide for yourself. Lead for yourself
You’ve lived on Planet Earth all your life, but how much do you really know about the ground where your feet is standing?Earth is just like a living organismThe largest of mountains are deep beneath the oceanThe Earth’s plates move just as fast your fingernails growWithout greenhouse gases, temperature would be -18 CWhen the moon explodes, the Earth’s tilt will not stabilizeThe Sun isn’t the only source of Earth’s heat
“Nature is painting for us, day afterday, pictures of infinite beauty.” “We believe in God, thus call it Nature.”
Is nature a thing from past or an inheritance for the future? What, if anything, prevents you from recycling? Who should be responsible for the devastation of nature? As a student and as a journalist, in simplest way, how can yousave Mother Earth? We hope that this presentation be a guide for future supporters and concerns for Mother Earth