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The climate change crisis

and how we can solve it

together

Presented by: Presenter Name


Overview


What is climate change?

Why is it a crisis?


What is climate change?




Now: 400ppm fuels …

550ppm??!

275ppm

What is climate change?


Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes more heat to be trapped, raising the

global temperature of the planet

+2°C (3.6°F)

+1.6°C (2.9°F)

in the pipeline

CO2

CO2

CO2

+0.8°C (1.4°F)

Observed

CO2

CO2

CO2

CO2

Why is it a crisis?


Why is it a crisis? to be trapped, raising the


565 GT CO to be trapped, raising the 2

2,795 GT CO2

Why is it a crisis?


What impacts are anticipated due to to be trapped, raising the

climate change?


Australia added two new colors to display to be trapped, raising the

its hottest areas (Jan 2013)

Impacts: heat


More frequent droughts around the world to be trapped, raising the

Impacts: drought


… increasing in probability throughout the century to be trapped, raising the

Impacts: drought


San Diego County will face a severe water shortage to be trapped, raising the

Impacts: water shortages


And in San Diego County… to be trapped, raising the

In 2003 and 2007, wildfires burned nearly 740,000 acres.

Fire on Mt. San Miguel, 2007 (Photo: Nathan Gibbs, KPBS)

Impacts: wildfires


In September 2012, Arctic sea ice shrank to to be trapped, raising the

its lowest extent on record

Impacts: melting ice


Pedersen Glacier, Alaska 1920 to be trapped, raising the

Pedersen Glacier, Alaska 2005

Impacts: melting ice



Flooding due to sea level rise in Tuvalu Pakistan (2010)

Impacts: sea level rise


  • Mission Beach Pakistan (2010)

  • By 2050 sea level will be 12-18 inches higher (2008 report)

  • Beaches will shrink and some will disappear completely

  • Most streets will flood regularlyat high tide (purple)

Impacts: sea level rise


Hurricane Sandy cost $65B Pakistan (2010)

Photo from East Village (Manhattan, NYC) during Sandy

Impacts: extreme storms


Infectious diseases and other health impacts Pakistan (2010)

Impacts: human health


Impacts to SoCal businesses & lifestyle Pakistan (2010)

Impacts: business / lifestyle


Starvation Migration Unrest War

Impacts: human society




Solar power War

Solutions: electricity


Hydro and wind power War

Solutions: electricity


Improve vehicle efficiency War

Solutions: transportation


Transit infrastructure and land use changes War

Stop building highways

Solutions: transportation





Putting a price on carbon War

Sens. Sanders & Boxer introduce the “Climate Protection Act” in Feb 2013

Solutions: policy



  • There isn’t scientific agreement?

  • There aren’t good technical solutions?

  • People don’t accept climate change is real?

Why haven’t we acted?


Californians back action on warming War

64% of Californians believe action is needed to fight global warming

Why haven’t we acted?


  • There isn’t scientific agreement?

  • There aren’t good technical solutions?

  • People don’t accept climate change is real?

Why haven’t we acted?


Billionaires and industry groups channeled more than $200 million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

Big Oil, Gas, and Coal spent $347 million lobbying Congress from 2009-2010.

They got $20 billion in subsidies.

Why haven’t we acted?


How is each of us part of the solution? million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.


Reduce your “carbon footprint” million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

We’re all part of the solution


Ride the bus or trolley million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

We’re all part of the solution


Or your bicycle million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

We’re all part of the solution


Or walk million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

We’re all part of the solution


Conserve water million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

We’re all part of the solution


Increase your home’s efficiency million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

We’re all part of the solution


Green your diet million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

We’re all part of the solution


We’re all part of the solution million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.


Grow your “civic footprint” million to groups casting doubt on climate change from 2002-2011.

itizen

We’re all part of the solution


Let your friends, neighbors, and family know about the urgency of climate change

We’re all part of the solution


We’re all part of the solution urgency of climate change


Public education urgency of climate change

We’re all part of the solution


Community Outreach urgency of climate change

We’re all part of the solution


Communicate with elected officials urgency of climate change

We’re all part of the solution


Demonstrations and rallies urgency of climate change

We’re all part of the solution


Form networks to amplify the message urgency of climate change

We’re all part of the solution


Mexico city
Mexico City urgency of climate change

South Africa

Maldives

San Diego

Egypt


Please visit us online for climate news, events and activities in San Diego

www.sandiego350.org


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