Green Yatra Present Global Warming in India


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Green Yatra Present Global Warming in India

  1. 1. Green Yatra<br />Present <br /> Global Warming<br /> in <br /> INDIA<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  2. 2. Global Warming<br />Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the Earth's near-surface air and oceans since the mid-20th century, and its projected continuation.<br />The average global air temperature near the Earth's surface increased 0.74 ± 0.18 °C (1.33 ± 0.32 °F) during the 100 years ending in 2005.<br />Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  3. 3. Greenhouse effect<br />103 Watt per m3<br />343 Watt per m3<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />240 Watt per m3<br />Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change<br />
  4. 4. Co2 Concentration in 2007<br />The 2007 rise in global carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations is tied with 2005 as the third highest since atmospheric measurements began in 1958. The red line shows the trend together with seasonal variations. The black line indicates the trend that emerges when the seasonal cycle has been removed. (Credit: NOAA) <br />
  5. 5. Greenhouse gases<br />Carbon dioxide (CO2)<br />Methane (CH4)<br />Nitrous oxide (N2O)<br />Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)<br />Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)<br />Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)<br />Natural<br />Manmade<br />Source: Kyoto Protocol- Annexure A<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  6. 6. Rising levels of greenhouse gases <br />Source: Dr L Gohar and Prof K Shine, Dept. of Meteorology, University of Reading <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />Source: Stern Review<br />
  7. 7. Energy utilisation<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  8. 8. Energy Production in India<br />TN<br />COAL TN vs India<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  9. 9. Impacts of Climate Change<br />Forests<br />Biodiversity<br />Impact of rise in temperature of 1.8oC to 4oC<br />Agriculture<br />Coastlines<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  10. 10. Climate Change Impact in India<br />Rajasthan- Drought<br />Rann of Kutch – sea level rise<br />Mumbai-Salt water intrusion<br />Kerala –Productivity of Forest<br />Tamil Nadu-Coral bleaching<br />Ganges – Sedimentation problem<br />Sunderbans-Sea level raise<br />Northwest India-reduction In rice yield<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  11. 11. 1. Impact on Agriculture<br />Effect on Apple cultivation<br />Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh Experienced a number of crop failures in the last 15 years.<br />Apple belt has moved 30 kilometers [northwards] over the last 50 years.<br />Apple growers, says attributed poor production to reduced snowfall and its changed timing. <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  12. 12. Shift in Agriculture<br />Apple cultivation is affected in Kullu Valley<br />Apple belt has moved 30 KM northwards<br />Forest resources were removed <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  13. 13. 2.Holy Ganga under threat from Global warming<br />Himalayan source of the Ganga is drying up at a rate of 40 yards a year, nearly twice as fast as two decades ago, and that some of these glaciers might disappear by 2030. <br />In the dry summer months, the Gangotri glacier provides up to 70 percent of the water of the Ganga.<br />According to a UN climate report, the shrinking glaciers also threaten Asia’s supply of fresh water.<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />Source: New Indian Express<br />
  14. 14. Follow us on<br /><br /><br />Source: New Indian Express<br />
  15. 15. 3. Impact on Coastal Orissa<br />The Satavaya region, once a cluster of seven villages.<br />Only two out of the seven villages exists the other five villages have been submerged. <br />The Coastal villages have been affected by cyclone and floods killing more than 30,000 people. <br />The sea has ingresses to about 1.5 km into Satavaya and 2.5 km into Kanakpur. Satavaya has also lost 56% of its mangrove vegetation. <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  16. 16. Global Impacts<br /><ul><li>The largest glacier on Mount Kenya has lost 92% of its mass
  17. 17. Sea levels have risen by 10 - 25 cm
  18. 18. The thickness of sea ice in the arctic has decreased by 40%. </li></ul>Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  19. 19. The Common Murre has advanced breeding by 24 days per decade over the past 50 years in response to higher temperatures. <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  20. 20. The Baltimore oriole is shifting northward and may soon disappear entirely from the Baltimore area. <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  21. 21. Polar bear populations are coming under threat as food becomes harder to hunt. <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  22. 22. India’s Initiatives <br />Signed UNFCC on 10th June 1992<br />India ratified the Kyoto protocol<br />India has a National Action Plan on Climate Change<br />National Solar Mission<br />National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency <br />National Mission on Sustainable Habitat<br /> National Water Mission<br />National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem<br />National Mission for a “ Green India”<br />National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture<br />National Mission on Strategic Mission on Climate Change <br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  23. 23. India’s Initiatives<br />India has a well developed policy, legislative regulatory & programmatic regime.<br />For promotion of Energy efficiency, renewable energy, nuclear power, fuel switching, energy pricing reform addressing GHG emission.<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  24. 24. Follow us on<br /><br /><br />Per-capita Carbon –dioxide emission (Metric Tons)<br />
  25. 25. The impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed – the poorest countries and people will suffer earliest and most. And if and when the damages appear it will be too late to reverse the process. Thus we are forced to look a long way ahead.<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  26. 26. THINK AND <br /> ACT BEFORE IT BECOME TOO LATE<br />Follow us on<br /><br /><br />
  27. 27. About Green Yatra Green Yatra is a non-profit; Non-Government Organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of our Mother Earth and its Environment. We strive to maintain the integrity of the ecosystems for the benefit of all living creatures by introducing and adopting a simple, Eco friendly, Green Lifestyle, Ideas to our day to day lives. Green Yatra was started and run by a bunch folk who share a strong love and passion for protecting and respecting our only source of life Mother Nature and who think a lot and believe to do same as much as they can .First and foremost, We believe in ACTION.. Sitting idle, complaining and blaming the system, societies or commenting on internet forums are THINGS WE DON'T DO. We believe in working logically, strategically and practically, with Prevention and Solution oriented approaches to our goal of nature conservation. The impact of Go Green Ganesha is a token of our dedication and effort. So, we are working hard in bringing out the VALUE of our nature, hoping for your complete support! Our sole objective is to pass on a habitable green and pollution-free beautiful earth to the upcoming generations.<br /> Contact us @ greenyatra09@gmail.comJoin us face to face us in facebook: Be with us in twitter:<br />