a presentation on world habitat day

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a presentation on world habitat day 2011.

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CITIES AND CLIMATE CHANGE :

CITIES AND CLIMATE CHANGE World Habitat Day Presentation by: KAUSHAL JANGID MANIT BHOPAL

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MAIN MOTIVE: Remind the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat. REASON: Climate change is fast becoming the preeminent development challenge of the 21st century. Disastrous influence cities on climate change. SOLUTION: The fastest way to militate against climate change disaster is to Reduce urban poverty, Save energy. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN Urbanization Global climate change

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In environment all the elements processes interrelated interdependent CITY AS AN ECOSYSTEM

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city is an open system activities. The inputs of the cities are processed via labor , land , Capital. CITY AS A MATERIAL PROCESSOR Reason: emphasis on rather than on CLIMATE physical surface of the land

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WATER RUNOFF AND FLOODING VEGETATION

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URBAN HEAT ISLANDS: URBAN MICROCLIMATE

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IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE SOCIOECONOMIC SCENARIO: Population growth economic development technological change SEA LEVEL Increase in the frequency intensity of coastal surges and cyclones HUMAN HEALTH: Increases in temperature related illnesses, Vectors borne diseases, Health impacts related to extreme weather events Health effects due to food insecurity. WATER RESOURCES: water scarcity rise in precipitation intensity precipitation variability AGRICULTURE FORESTRY: food security , trade policy , livelihood actives water conservation issues INDUSTRY, ENERGY AND TRANSPORT: alter existing biome types, cause forest dieback, loss of diversity

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Urban areas should be designed to meet the Basic needs of people Along with the Economy Environmental security Local and global climatic effects CONCLUSION

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Thank You Presentation by: KAUSHAL JANGID MANIT BHOPAL

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