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					 GLOBAL
WARMING
  AND
CLIMATE
CHANGE
SPEAKER

    Mr. Von Hernandez
    Executive Director of
  Greenpeace Southeast Asia
 WHAT IS
 GLOBAL
WARMING?
Scary Facts About
Global Warming
> EIGHT warmest years on record…
  all since 1998.

> Scientists predict 6-foot rise in global
  sea level.

> More hurricanes in 2005 than in any
  other year.
> Deadly infectious diseases spread
  beyond the tropics.

> Warming to cause more heat wave-
  related deaths.

> Crop failures produce global famine.

> Climate changing faster than any
  time in past 10,000 years.
> Sixteen million new cars on the road
               every year.
> Global fossil fuel use is still
  increasing.
> This whole mess is our fault.
Simple Actions You Can Take to
 Help Reduce Global Warming
> Reduce, Reuse, Recycle




> Use Less Heat and Air
Conditioning
> Change a light bulb

> Drive less and drive smart

> Buy energy-efficient products
> Use less hot water

> Use the “off” switch

> Plant a tree

> Encourage others to conserve
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
DEFINITION

   "The conceptual framework of elements
    considered with the possibilities to minimize
    vulnerabilities and disaster risks throughout a
    society, to avoid (prevention) or to limit
    (mitigation and preparedness) the adverse
    impacts of hazards, within the broad context of
    sustainable development."
     WHAT NATIONS CAN DO

   All nations should commit to teacher
    training and curriculum development to
    support large-scale teaching of disaster risk
    reduction.

   All nations should review the seismic safety
    of their schools.
         WHAT THE PRIVATE
          SECTOR CAN DO
   can provide guidance and resources so that
    their students also study safety and their
    schools are also safe.
   should work with national governments to
    establish and enforce strict codes of conduct
    so that high standards are met in school
    construction.
    WHAT EDUCATORS AND
    OTHER PROFESSIONALS
          CAN DO

   focus more clearly on natural hazards
    without detracting from the work they do in
    other important areas
    WHAT COMMUNITIES AND
       SCHOOLS CAN DO
   addition of some teaching about safety and
    natural hazards
     WHAT PARENTS CAN DO

   Parents who have lost children in school
    disasters can join together as a community based
    organization to do whatever they can to prevent
    other parents from feeling the pain and grief
    they know so well.
   Parent Teacher Associations exist in various
    forms in many countries. These can become the
    forum for discussions of what their children and
    youth learn about safety and hazards and how
    schools can be protected.
Everyone has to work together to
 find solutions to problems that
     degrade the commons.

				
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