Presentation on theme: "What is Global Warming and Why is it a Problem ?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is Global Warming and Why is it a Problem ? Asianet Services Ltd.What is Global Warming and Why is it a Problem ?
2 Asianet Services Introductions The Kyoto Protocol The Clean Development MechanismRisk 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 CenturySource : Wikipedia
8 Effects of Global Warming Hurricanes Rising Sea Temperatures Result In More Frequent And More Severe Hurricanes And Typhoons Which Develop In The Major OceansHurricane 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 ErosionFloodingLoss of HomesLoss of Life
10 Global Warming Effects Drought Too Much WaterOr Too Little WaterHimalayan Ice Cap Is MeltingFlooding BangladeshNot Feeding The Rivers
11 Thankyou for your Attention Other Presentations IncludeWhat is Global Warming ?The Kyoto Protocol and the Clean Development MechanismAsianet Services