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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

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


Raw Sewage

  • Causes beach programs to close

  • People lose jobs

  • Less tourism

  • Fines are given if you are caught


Fun but dangerous

Indoor beach

Indoor ski slope

Underwater hotel

Largest mall in the world

Tallest buildings


Dubai energy systems

  • Relies on cheap oil

  • Large energy companies

  • Masdar city, the first carbon neutral development


Irena Plan

  • First renewable energy city

  • Most donations for an oil procedure

  • Largest oil plan

  • In Dubai

  • Finish by 2016


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

  • Polluting water

  • Water will get worse and worse

  • Clean, drink, throw junk back in etc.

  • Companies trying to assist


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

  • 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


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

  • 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

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

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.


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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