Global Warming Project

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Global Warming Project

  1. 1. Global Warming By: Kyle Methena
  2. 2. What is Global Warming? <ul><li>Global Warming is how the Earth’s surface is gradually increasing in temperature over time </li></ul>
  3. 3. Causes of Global Warming <ul><li>Human-made pollution such as factories, car exhaust, and fossil fuel burning </li></ul><ul><li>Natural gases from the Earth </li></ul>
  4. 4. Effects of Global Warming <ul><li>Increase in global and sea temperatures </li></ul><ul><li>Polar ice caps melting </li></ul><ul><li>Severe droughts and wild fires around the globe </li></ul><ul><li>More pests (ex. Mosquitoes) </li></ul><ul><li>More insect-borne diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Severe storms such as hurricanes and typhoons will increase in strength </li></ul>
  5. 5. Effects (cont.) <ul><li>More money used for cures for diseases and damage from storms and flooding </li></ul><ul><li>Rising sea levels will cause more flooding around the globe </li></ul><ul><li>Lose of habitats for coastal species and animals that live in polar regions </li></ul><ul><li>Extinction of many species of animal (mostly those that live on the coasts and polar regions) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effects (cont.) <ul><li>Economy’s will have huge spending bills on natural disasters and to give water to their people </li></ul><ul><li>Heat waves will use more electricity to keep people cool, costing more money </li></ul>
  7. 7. What can people do? <ul><li>Make more fuel efficient cars </li></ul><ul><li>Burn less fossil fuels </li></ul><ul><li>Use more renewable energy such as wind, sun, and geothermal to cut down on pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Try to manufacture more efficient power saving appliances </li></ul><ul><li>These could cost more money though so that’s why people aren’t in such a rush </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is being done to stop Global Warming? <ul><li>More windmills are being placed instead of burning fossil fuels and factory emissions </li></ul><ul><li>More people are recycling with less pollution happening around the globe </li></ul>
  9. 9. In Conclusion <ul><li>Global Warming can have serious effects on the environment if little is done to change or prevent it </li></ul><ul><li>People can make a difference if mankind will work together globally to help Global Warming from becoming a serious problem </li></ul>
  10. 10. References <ul><li>http://www.nrdc.org/globalWarming/f101.asp?gclid=CPCOyLqa5Z0CFVRM5QodnGvzLw#1 </li></ul><ul><li>http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/gw-effects.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/sciencetech/5-deadliest-effects-of-global-warming/276 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pewtrusts.org/our_work_category.aspx?id=112 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edf.org/page.cfm?tagID=35215&source=ggadgw35215&gclid=CKbQvMC-050CFRafnAodnFOArQ </li></ul>

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