Environmental Sustainability Presented by Bharath
World: 80 countries of the world suffer Water (Living Planet Report 2014) from serious water shortages: 768 million people, have no access to safe drinking water. Half the population lacks sanitation facilities . India: No drinking water in more than 60,000 villages Diarrhea kills one million children per year . . . 45 million affected by bad water per year
Annual Global Temperature Increase (oC) 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.2 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000
NO EXIT Andy Singer GLOBAL WARMING Is Global Warming Heating Us? SINGER
epaper.dnaindia.com Mumbai. Wed. Sep 27. 2006 Global temperature touches new high Associated Press. washington The planet's temperature has climbed to lev- els not seen in thousands of years, warming that has begun to affect plants and animals researchers report in Proceedtngs of the Na- ttonal Academy of Sciences The Earth has been warming at a rate of 0.36 degree Fahrrenheit per decade for the last 30 years. according to the research team led by James Hansen of NASA's Goddard In stitute for Space Studies in New York That brings the overall temperature to the warmest in the current interglacial pe- riod. which began about 12.00o years ago. The researchers noted that 1.700 plant, animal and insect species moved poleward at an average rate of about 4 miles per decade in the last half of the 20th century The warming has been strronger in the far north. where melting ice and snow ex- pose darker land and rocks beneath allow ing nore warmth from the sun to be ab- sorbed, and more over land than water Water changes temperature more slowly than land, but the researchers noted that the warming has been marked in the Indian and western Pacific Oceans.
Impacts of Global Warming . Cyclones, hurricanes floods, changing pattern