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Environmental changes


#1 Changes in 2 CO emission


http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html


http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html


Average CO2 emission per person each year:

5 tons http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html


World GDP and CO2

http://www.sustainablescale.org/areasofconcern/ClimateChange/ClimateChangeandScale/ScaleProblem.aspx


http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates.html


http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/01/daily-chart-11


Eco-city ranking

http://www.mercer.com/qualityoflivingpr#Ranking_Eco_Cities


#2 Changes in temperature


Global temperature is increasing

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/2011-temps.html


http://data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/graphs/Fig.A2.lrg.gif


The change in global temperature in the past 150 years is much greater than anything we saw in the past 11,000 years

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323628804578346140587268534.html


Temperature on earth the last 100,000 years

http://youtu.be/CqJL-cM8gb4 minute 5.


Predicted temperature increases

http://www.mod.uk/NR/rdonlyres/D70F2CC7-5673-43AE-BA73-1F887801266C/0/20100202GST_4_Global_Strategic_Trends_Out_to_2040UDCDCStrat_Trends_4.pdf, p. 105.


The 2010 data confirm the earth's significant, long-term warming trend

http://www.time.com/time/quotes/0,26174,2043495,00.html


#3 Changes in water level


http://youtu.be/grZSxoLPqXI


#4 Vegetation around the world


Vegetation on earth

Sources http://www.universetoday.com/103072/herbal-earth-spectacular-vegetation-views-of-our-home-planet-and-the-natural-world-of-living-green-life/ http://twistedsifter.com/2013/08/maps-that-will-help-you-make-sense-of-the-world/


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vegetation


Use of phosphorus, an essential plant nutrient, around the world

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110203124814.htm


Environmental changes