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Global Warming

Global Warming

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Published by ainol jamilah
introduction to global warming, some factors that lead to the problem, how is it being tackled internationally, possible solution at international and individual levels.. basically it is my IELTS presentation.. enjoy!!
introduction to global warming, some factors that lead to the problem, how is it being tackled internationally, possible solution at international and individual levels.. basically it is my IELTS presentation.. enjoy!!

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Published by: ainol jamilah on Jul 09, 2008
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GLOBAL
  WARMING???
The increase in the averagetemperature of the Earth's atmosphere,caused by the increased levels of certain gases,e.g. carbon dioxide, CFC
 
 
What is happeningworldwide?
Rising Sea Levels
Small island nations such as Tuvalu and Kiribati, where thehighest land is only a few meters above sea level could literallycease to exist as the rise in sea level continues, and their governments are negotiating with other nations to transplanttheir populations
Melting of Icecaps and Glaciers
Glaciers on Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, have lost82 percent of their ice since 1912 and are estimated to be gonecompletely by 2020.
Montana's Glacier National Park now has only 27 glaciers,versus 150 in 1910
 
 
Significant Worldwide Climatic Changes
Arctic temperatures have increased almost twice as much as theglobal average over the past 100 years
Coral reefs, which are highly sensitive to small changes in water temperature, suffered the worst bleaching or die-off in responseto stress
Disasters
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Feb 2008, at least 55 people were killed and hundreds injuredby dozens of tornadoes that plowed across Mississippi,Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama - the nation'sdeadliest barrage of twisters in almost 23 years
Boise, Idaho A mandatory evacuation was ordered for residents of more than 1,000 homes south of Ketchum, where amassive wildfire raged and high winds grounded firefighting air tankers
23 July 2007, Britain faced the worst flooding in 60 years

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