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Environmental Destruction in Dubai. By : Gabe Morrison. Raw Sewage. Sewage gets illegally dumped on beaches. Decreases tourism which is vital to Dubai’s Economy. Dubai has only 1 sewage plant. Mixed opinions on water. Night time is common for civilians to dump sewage Into man wholes.

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Environmental destruction in dubai

Environmental Destruction in Dubai

By : Gabe Morrison


Environmental destruction in dubai

Raw Sewage

Sewage gets illegally dumped on beaches

Decreases tourism which is vital to Dubai’s Economy

Dubai has only 1 sewage plant

Mixed opinions on water

Night time is common for civilians to dump sewage

Into man wholes


Raw sewage

Raw Sewage

  • Causes beach programs to close

  • People lose jobs

  • Less tourism

  • Fines are given if you are caught


Fun but dangerous

Fun but dangerous

Indoor beach

Indoor ski slope

Underwater hotel

Largest mall in the world

Tallest buildings


Dubai energy systems

Dubai energy systems

  • Relies on cheap oil

  • Large energy companies

  • Masdar city, the first carbon neutral development


Irena plan

Irena Plan

  • First renewable energy city

  • Most donations for an oil procedure

  • Largest oil plan

  • In Dubai

  • Finish by 2016


Irena s funding s

Irena’s Funding's

  • Germany- 11 million

  • UAE- 136 million, 50 million annually

  • Clan tech fund- 250 million investment

  • 22 billion dollar project in total


Dubai water

Dubai Water

  • Polluting water

  • Water will get worse and worse

  • Clean, drink, throw junk back in etc.

  • Companies trying to assist


Environmental embarrassments

Environmental Embarrassments

  • Carbon dioxide per capita is 44x India, 15x China

  • 600 cars= 1000 people

  • Booming attractions create pollution

  • One of the biggest polluted lands


Don t breathe in dubai

Don’t breathe in Dubai

  • Fossil fuels put all civilians lives in danger

  • Greenhouse gasses in Dubai are 33.6 metric tons, and the world average is only 3.7

  • Temperature is increasing by 1.8 – 4 degrees Celsius by the end of the century

  • After US, most domestic waste


Environmental destruction in dubai

Construction Causes Chaos

  • largest factor in pollution

  • many cranes are used for tall buildings

  • glass is harder to build, and therefore more costly and polluting more


New programs

New programs

  • 2 surrounding new cities now have recycling programs

  • In the process of finding a way to reuse wash basin

  • Reusing swimming pool water

  • solar panels

  • (IRENA)


Garbage increase

Garbage increase

1.5 million residents threw away 2.19 tons in 2007

56% increase from 2005

8000 tons were buried near a river

3.34 million tons of waste was collected last year, 438,327 tons more than in 2006


Resources

Resources

http://gulfnews.com/mobile/news/gulf/uae/general/garbage-talk-throw-away-society-1.457542

http://designbuild.network.com/projects/hydropolis/7.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7663883.stm7.


Resources1

Resources

  • http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/ariel-schwartz/sustainability/uae-country-worlds-largest-carbon-footprint-host-international-re#

  • http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5h-pKidZrplWL69eH_TNBOHBBUX1w


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