Sudewi2000’s Weblog

July 26, 2009

LAUT JUGA SAMA PENTINGNYA: PELAJARAN PENTING KONFERENSI KELAUTAN SEDUNIA 2009

Oleh: Swary Utami Dewi

World Ocean Conference atau Konferensi Kelautan Sedunia (KKS) telah selesai digelar di Manado, Sulawesi Utara, beberapa bulan lalu. Pada konferensi kelautan pertama di dunia yang diselenggarakan 11-15 Mei 2009, Indonesia menjadi tuan rumah. Konferensi yang dihadiri 73 negara dan 11 lembaga internasional ini menekankan pentingnya memperhatikan laut dalam konteks perubahan iklim yang menjadi momok dunia dewasa ini. Jika Konferensi Perubahan Iklim di Bali Desember 2007 lebih memfokuskan pada isu yg sifatnya kedaratan (seperti industrialisasi, gaya hidup dan peran penting hutan), KKS 2009 ini semakin menyadarkan kita tentang pentingnya laut dalam isu perubahan iklim.

Sunset di Losari, Makassar (Foto: Swary Utami Dewi, April 2008)

Sunset di Losari, Makassar (Foto: Swary Utami Dewi, April 2008)

(more…)

Advertisements

October 18, 2008

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH

Filed under: Opinion — Tags: , , — sudewi2000 @ 9:14 am
Swary Utami Dewi)

Global Warming: Causing Impacts for the Earth (By: Swary Utami Dewi)

“An Inconvenient Truth” is an expose on global warming from Al Gore, the former vice president of the USA during the regime of Bill Clinton. In this film, he explains what global warming is, the causes and impacts. The presentation is equipped by facts, figures, pictures which are convincing to audiences and easy to understand.

In brief, global warming is a situation where temperature of earth surface has increased over time because the thickening layer of atmosphere has trapped part of energy from the sunrise. The atmosphere layer becomes thickening by global warming or green house gases, such as CO2 and NH4. The green house gases are produced by many things such as human, economic and industrial activities. (more…)

Blog at WordPress.com.