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PRESENTATION

GLOBAL WARMING

Anass AYOUB

Gia Minh HOANG

15/11/2013

PRESENTATION GLOBAL WARMING Anass AYOUB Gia Minh HOANG 15/11/2013 English Course 1

Outline

1. Introduction

2. Causes

3. Effects

4. Solutions

1.1 Definition

What is global warming? Think of a blanket, covering the Earth.

Carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping (greenhouse) gases

released to the air

holding heat

warming the planet

Official definition

Global warming refers to the increased temperature of Earth's surface, including

land, water and near-surface air.

1.2 Greenhouse effect

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1.3 How can we know?

1.3 How can we know? Mount Kilimanjaro 50 years ago and now N a t i
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Mount Kilimanjaro 50 years ago and now

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Alaska in 1914 and 2004

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1. Introduction

2. Causes

3. Effects

4. Solutions

2.1 Causes

What causes the global warming? We do!!

Human activities (primary cause)

Fossil fuels in car, factories and electricity production CO2 (most significantly)

Tropical deforestation store more CO2 (other major contributor)

Landfill and agriculture Methane (CH4)

Fertilizers, gases used for refrigeration and industrial processes Nitrous

oxide (N2O)

and industrial processes → Nitrous oxide (N2O)  …  Natural contributors  11-year solar cycle
and industrial processes → Nitrous oxide (N2O)  …  Natural contributors  11-year solar cycle

Natural contributors

11-year solar cycle

Volcanic activities

El Nino Southern oscillation

2.1 Human or Nature

What causes the global warming? We do!!

Opinions of Climate and Earth Scientists on Global Warming

What causes the global warming? We do!! Opinions of Climate and Earth Scientists on Global Warming

2.3 How do we measure?

What causes the global warming? We do!!

How do we measure? What causes the global warming? We do!! CO2 concentration in the atmosphere.

CO2 concentration in the atmosphere.

global warming? We do!! CO2 concentration in the atmosphere. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminisrtation Laboratory

National Oceanic and Atmospheric

Adminisrtation Laboratory in Hawai.

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Outline

1. Introduction

2. Causes

3. Effects

4. Solutions

3. Effects

Rising sea level

Habitat damage &

species affected

Rising sea level Habitat damage & species affected I n c r e a s e
Rising sea level Habitat damage & species affected I n c r e a s e
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Rising sea level Habitat damage & species affected I n c r e a s e

Increased

temperature

Changes in

water supply

3. Effects

If all the ice on land melt, the sea level will rise 66 meters

Present-day

shoreline

3. Effects If all the ice on land melt, the sea level will rise 66 meters

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1. Introduction

2. Causes

3. Effects

4. Solutions

4. Solutions

Who can reduce global warming? We can!!

4. Solutions Who can reduce global warming? We can!! Wind power Solar power Fuel-efficiency automobiles English

Wind power

Solar power

Fuel-efficiency

automobiles

4. Solutions (cont.)

Who can reduce global warming? We can!!

Simple things to do

Who can reduce global warming? We can!! Simple things to do Turn off your computer or

Turn off your computer or the TV when you are not using it.

Turn off your computer or the TV when you are not using it. Take shorter showers.

Take shorter showers. Heating water uses energy.

using it. Take shorter showers. Heating water uses energy. Keep rooms cool by closing the blinds,

Keep rooms cool by closing the blinds, shades , or curtains.

Keep rooms cool by closing the blinds, shades , or curtains. Turn off the lights when

Turn off the lights when you leave a room

Use compact fluorescent bulbs

4. Solutions (cont.)

4. Solutions (cont.) Dress lightly when it’s hot instead of turning up the air conditioning. Or

Dress lightly when it’s hot instead of turning up

the air conditioning. Or use a fan.

instead of turning up the air conditioning. Or use a fan. Dress warmly when it’s cold
instead of turning up the air conditioning. Or use a fan. Dress warmly when it’s cold

Dress warmly when it’s cold instead of turning up the heat.

Keep the air filters on your AC and furnace clean.

the heat. Keep the air filters on your AC and furnace clean. Walk short distances instead

Walk short distances instead of asking for a ride in the car.

Walk short distances instead of asking for a ride in the car. Plant a tree. R

Plant a tree. Recycle.

Walk short distances instead of asking for a ride in the car. Plant a tree. R

References

An Inconvenient Truth, Documentary film, Paramount Classics, May 24, 2006 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_warming

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_scientists_opposing_the_mainstream_scientific_

assessment_of_global_warming

http://geography.about.com/od/globalproblemsandissues/a/globalwarming.htm

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