Climate Change

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February 04, 2017

Climate Change

Lightning talk that shows how eating meat and in particular beef is bad for the environment

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Nima Izadi

February 04, 2017
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  1. Climate change

  2. Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal

    - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change “
  3. Glacial retreat
 September 1984

  4. Glacial retreat
 September 2016

  5. Greenland
 June 10, 2014

  6. Greenland
 June 15, 2016

  7. Sea level rise Warming oceans Global temperature rise Shrinking ice

    sheets Declining Arctic sea ice Glacial retreat Extreme events Ocean acidification
  8. The Cheeseburger Footprint

  9. 50% of global emission comes from livestock industry

  10. 26% of planet earth’s land surface
 used for livestock grazing

  11. World cow population eat 6 times more than us

  12. 450g of grain-fed beef 7 000 litters of water 400

    hours of 60w lighbulb 2 days of air conditioner
  13. Land (sq m) Water (l) CO2 (kg) 26x more 11x

    more 5x more
  14. What if we eat less beef and more vegetables?

  15. Fun facts If we stop all carbon emission now, it

    will take at least 10 years before the earth cool down Between 1959 et 2012 ability to absorb carbon dioxide emissions by oceans and forests has decreased by 1/3
  16. JUST DO IT

  17. Further watching Years of Living Dangerously 2014 – James Cameron

    An Inconvenient Truth
 2006 – Davis Guggenheim · Al Gore Chasing Ice 2016 – Jeff Orlowski Before the flood 2016 – Fisher Stevens · National Geographic Society · Leonardo DiCaprio
  18. United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/a0701e/A0701E07.pdf http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/is-the-livestock-industry-destroying-the-planet-11308007/ New Harvest

    - Animal agriculture global emission http://www.new-harvest.org/the_world_s_leading_driver_of_climate_change_animal_agriculture NASA - Global Climate Change http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/ The Guardian - Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/21/giving-up-beef-reduce-carbon-footprint-more-than- cars The Climate Reality Project https://www.climaterealityproject.org/ References