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Basics of climate change from The Climate Reality Project

Basics of climate change from The Climate Reality Project

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"Solving the climate crisis is within our grasp, but we need people like you to STAND UP AND ACT."
AL GORE
Founder and Chairman,
The Climate Reality Project

"Solving the climate crisis is within our grasp, but we need people like you to STAND UP AND ACT."
AL GORE
Founder and Chairman,
The Climate Reality Project

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Basics of climate change from The Climate Reality Project

  1. 1. By Prof. Liwayway Memije-Cruz Source: TheClimateReality Project
  2. 2. WE NEED TOACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE
  3. 3. SCIENTISTS AGREE The overwhelming majority of the world’sclimate scientistsagree: man-made climatechange isareality. Unlessweact now, temperatures will risebeyond our control
  4. 4. THEREARE REAL DANGERS We'relooking at afuture of seasclimbing up our shores; devastating floods, droughts, and stormsbecoming more frequent factsof life; seasonschanging beyond recognition; and dangerousconsequences for our health we’re only beginning to understand.
  5. 5. IT'SOUR DUTY Wehaveamoral responsibility to each other and to our children to addressthiscrisis. Thisisour one beautiful and deeply precious home.
  6. 6. WE CAN SOLVE CLIMATE CHANGE
  7. 7. WE HAVE THE MEANS Weknow how to stop climatechange, and wehavethetoolsto do it. Westart by ditching thedirty fossil fuels devastating our climateand our health and switching to clean, reliable, and affordablerenewable energieslikewind and solar.
  8. 8. IT MAKES ECONOMIC SENSE Changing technology meansrenewableskeep getting cheaper, more accessible, and more widespread everywhere from rooftopsto power plants. Renewable energy coststhesameor lessthan energy from fossil fuels. In 2014, numerouscountries' economiesgrew while their carbon emissions levelsdropped.
  9. 9. WE'RE DOING IT TOGETHER We’rebringing together peoplefrom all walksof lifeand cornersof theearth to support astrong climateagreement in Paristhat putsuson thepath to zero carbon emissionsand thehealthy and prosperousfuturewe want. When theworld speakswith onevoice, our leadershaveto listen.
  10. 10. "Solving the climatecrisisis within our grasp, but we need people likeyou to STAND UP AND ACT.“ ALGORE Founderand Chairman, The Climate Reality Project

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