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Melting of Ice Caps and Glaciers - Sunny, Charlotte

  1. 1. by: Sunny Bae and Charlotte Chung IBH1 GeographyMelting of Ice Caps and Glaci ers Key Causes & Effects Implications on Human Civilization Solutions
  2. 2. Key Causes29.4% of sur Global Warm face area of gla ing ciers of Nort h Sea since 1979
  3. 3. Consequences on Environment
  4. 4. Consequences on Environment Maldives Shanghai
  5. 5. Consequences on Society
  6. 6. Country Potential ClimateBangladesh: Bhola Island Refugees (millions) China 144 India 63 Bangladesh 62 Vietnam 43 Indonesia 42 Japan 30 Egypt 26 United States 23
  7. 7. How can we address solutions? International National Individual"Since the industrial revolution, human activity has released ever-increasing amounts of carbondioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, leading to gradual but unmistakablechanges in climate throughout the world." - Earth Policy Institute
  8. 8. International Level"We cant match Shells enormous financial muscle, but we have creativity and millions of peoplebehind us." - Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International Executive Director
  9. 9. National Level
  10. 10. Individual Level
  11. 11. The world ismelting.We need tobring back theice.
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