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What is Global Warming and Why is it a Problem ? Asianet Services Ltd.

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1 What is Global Warming and Why is it a Problem ? Asianet Services Ltd.

2 Asianet Services Introductions The Kyoto Protocol The Clean Development Mechanism Risk Management Services

3 Global Warming Defined Global Warming Is The Increase In The Average Temperature Of The Earth's Near-surface Air And Oceans Since The Mid-20th Century And Its Projected Continuation. Global Surface Temperature Increased 0.74 ± 0.18°C During The Last Century. The Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change - IPCC - Concludes That Increasing Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Resulting From Human Activity Such As Fossil Fuel Burning And Deforestation Are Responsible For Most Of The Observed Temperature Increase Since The Middle Of The 20th Century Source : Wikipedia

4 How Does Global Warming Work ?

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6 Effects of Global Warming Melting Glaciers

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8 Effects of Global Warming Hurricanes Rising Sea Temperatures Result In More Frequent And More Severe Hurricanes And Typhoons Which Develop In The Major Oceans Hurricane Katrina Was The Biggest Ever In The Western World In Terms Of Loss Of Life, Economic Loss And Insurance Loss

9 Effects of Global Warming Rising Sea Levels Rising Sea Levels Result in Soil Erosion Flooding Loss of Homes Loss of Life

10 Global Warming Effects Drought Too Much Water Or Too Little Water Himalayan Ice Cap Is Melting Flooding Bangladesh Not Feeding The Rivers

11 Thankyou for your Attention Other Presentations Include –What is Global Warming ? –The Kyoto Protocol and the Clean Development Mechanism –Asianet Services


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