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Global Issues Project

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Transcript of Global Issues Project

The Effect of Global Warming
on Extreme Weather Patterns
Natural
Man-made
Causes of Global
Warming
forest fires and volcanic eruptions
methane emissions from tundra
burning of fossil fuels
mining oil and coal
deforestation
over-population
Atmosphere 2.3%
Continents 2.1%
Glaciers and Ice Caps 0.9%
Arctic Sea Ice 0.8%
Greenland Ice Sheet 0.2%
Antarctic Ice Sheet 0.2%
What does this have to
do with extreme weather events?
http://www.progressorcollapse.com
Why is this bad?
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2013/04/16-natural-disasters-2012-impacts-fatalities-affected-population
http://upload.wikimedia.org
http://www.katrinadestruction.com
http://www.moneyweek.com
Global
Warming
Hurricanes
Intense Rain
Heat Waves
Droughts
Colder
Temperatures
Reflective Particles
Carbon
Sequestration

Stabilization
Wedges

Solutions
http://upload.wikimedia.org
http://www.buzzfeed.com/skarlan/8-unbelievable-solutions-to-global-warming-scientists-have-c
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2010/06/27/quote-of-the-week-36-carbon-sequestrations-fatal-flaw/
http://www.elrst.com
http://web.mit.edu
http://www.ten98.com
http://ahimsananda.blogspot.com
http://toptenfamous.com
http://globalclimate.ucr.edu/resources.html
http://www.skepticalscience.com/co2-limits-economy.htm
http://www.livescience.com
http://commons.wikimedia.org
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