• Global Warming Carbon Dioxide
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    Global Warming may not be on the tip of everyone's tongue, nor in the foremost part of their minds. In fact, Global Warming may not even exist. Yet its consideration is worth the taking since it could have profound impacts on the Earth, the only planetary home humans possess. Global Warming is, by the EPA definition, the progressive gradual rise of the earth s surface temperature thought to be caused by the greenhouse effect and responsible for changes in global climate patters the term is most ...
  • Greenhouse Effect Global Warming
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    Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect occurs when gases such as methane, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and CFCs trap heat in the atmosphere by acting as a pane of glass in a car. |The glass lets the sun light in to make heat but when the heat tries to get out the gases absorb the heat. Holding this heat in causes heat waves, droughts and climate changes which could alter our way of living. The main gases that cause the greenhouse effect are water vapor, carbon dioxide (CO 2), and methane whic...
  • The Future Of The Greenhouse Effect
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    Future Of The Greenhouse Effect Eddie Ferguson In my research of the future of the greenhouse effect, I have found out that the outlook of the earth is pretty bad. Every year every country in the world puts out more and more toxins into the air. The major toxins that are put into the air are carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and chlorofluorocarbons. These toxins are put into the air from cars, factories, and the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, and oil. Some scientists believe that ...
  • Greenhouse Effect Gases Earth Atmosphere
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    The Greenhouse Effect The United States releases twenty tons of carbon monoxide per person per year. Carbon Monoxide release is a result of burning fossil fuels with an insufficient amount of oxygen that causes the formation of carbon monoxide that pollutes our environment. Every day fuel is burnt by cars, airplanes, large factories and manufacturing plants. This is causing a very large and deadly problem for our environment. When gases used on earth are released into the atmosphere they act as ...
  • Effects Of Global Warming
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    Global warming and the greenhouse effect are issues discussed by scientists all the time. A natural process that keeps earths temperature at a livable rate is called the greenhouse effect. The energy from the sun warms up the earth when the rays from the sun are absorbed by greenhouse gasses. The gasses then become trapped in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane and nitrous oxide are the most common greenhouse gasses. Greenhouse gases cause the radiant heat of the sun to be trapp...
  • Global Warming And Its Causes
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    Global Warming Global warming is the warming near the earth's surface that results when the earth's atmosphere traps the sun's heat. The earth is getting warmer. The changes are small, so far, but they are expected to grow and speed up. Within the next fifty to one hundred years, the earth may be hotter than it has been in the past million years. As oceans warm and glaciers melt, land and cities along coasts may be flooded. Heat and drought may cause forests to die and food crops to fail. Globa...
  • Global Warming 5 Article Mccullough Smil
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    Global Warming As we all know, Global Warming (G. W) has become a major scientific and social issue during the past decade. Global Warming-the increase in greenhouse gasses- has captured broad public attention because it would easily damage the nature and many souci-cultural aspects of life. That's why it should be investigated thoroughly. In the following paragraphs, I will introduce you different approaches of some writers and state their possible answers to this global problem. First of all, ...
  • Greenhouse Carbon Dioxide
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    The Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect is an increase in the atmospheric temperature caused by increasing amounts of greenhouse gases. These gases act as a heat blanket insulating the Earth's surface absorbing and trapping heat radiation which normally escapes from the earth. They include carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, CFC's, and other halocarbons. The earth's atmosphere goes through two processes constantly. Global cooling is the first process. This process uses the ...
  • Atmosphere Crisis Greenhouse Effect
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    We are living in the midst of a great chemical experiment, and some serious consequences are becoming apparent to scientists. More than two billion pounds of chemicals are spewed into the air each year. These chemicals are brewing a disastrous stew, resulting in an atmosphere crisis. The greatest consequences of the atmosphere crisis may be the greenhouse effect (global warming) and the ozone deletion. If humankind wants to survive well into the next millennium, than we must stop this horrid de...
  • Air Pollution Sulfur Dioxide
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    Air PollutionCFish Mr. NollenBiology 2 B 8 May, 1996 The Problem Contamination of the atmosphere by gaseous, liquid, or solid wastes or by-products that can endanger human health and the health and welfare of plants and animals, or can attack materials, reduce visibility, or produce undesirable odors. Among air pollutants emitted by natural sources, only the radioactive gas radon is recognized as a major health threat. A byproduct of the radioactive decay of uranium minerals in certain kinds of ...
  • Global Warm Warming Greenhouse Heat
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    Green housing the Wrong Way By Andy & Luke Exactly what is the 'Greenhouse Effect?' The 'Greenhouse Effect' is the common name given to global warming. The effect is named so due to its similarities to the function of a greenhouse. Heat from the sun is allowed into our atmosphere, and then bounces off of the Earth and heads back out to space. But now that we have a wall of Carbon Dioxide, Methane, Nitrous Oxide, and CFC's, the sun's heat rays bounce back towards the Earth. The continuous burnin...
  • Global Warming Carbon Dioxide
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    Throughout the world, the presence of particular diseases and other threats to human health depend largely on the local climate. Extreme variation in temperature can directly, and indirectly, cause the loss of human life. The threat of a gradual increase in temperature could be catastrophic to the world, as we know it. As recently as 1999, a heat wave killed more than 250 people in Chicago alone (Union of Concerned Scientists). Many right off such an event as a natural disaster. However, scienti...
  • Global Warming In France
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    With a population of over 55 1/2 million, global warming affects many of the French. Their primary religion is Roman Catholic and the entire country speaks only French. France has a republican government, which has been headed by the President Jacques Chirac since 1995. Their government is much like our own with a executive, legislative, and judicial branch. France is in the middle of shift, from an economy that featured widespread government ownership to one that relies more on a market system....
  • The Enhanced Green House Effect
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    The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect For the past ten thousand years the earths climate has been extremely good and beneficial to mankind. Today however, major changes are taking place. Humans beings are changing the face of the entire planet by destroying the rain forests and pumping our pollutants into the air and water. Some of these gases are very toxic and they are destroying our ozone layers which allows life to exist on earth These things are changing the make-up of the earths biosphere and its...
  • United States Ozone People Greenhouse
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    The life in a greenhouse may be a deadly one in the future. Every single day people pollute the environment and the ozone layer cannot withstand all the pollution that takes place. Much of the pollution comes from cars, trucks, factories, and everyday house hold items, such as refrigerators and air conditioners. Holes start to form when the ozone gets to its thinnest point. When this happens, the greenhouse effect then starts up to haunt everyone. The greenhouse effect is the effects the sun ha...
  • Global Warm Warming Effect Animals
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    The environmental problem that must be considered as the biggest, is the Global Warming. Temperature is slowly increasing all over the world. To understand this better it is also important to explain the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect in a summary: Sunlight radiates from the sun, through space, to earth's atmosphere. The sunlight enters the atmosphere and hits the earth. Some of it turns to heat energy in the form of infrared light. The heat absorbs by surrounding air and land, which,...
  • Carbon Dioxide Greenhouse Effect Atmosphere
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    For hundreds of years, climates on earth have gone through great changes. The changes are caused by many activities that have occurred and are presently occurring on earth. Increasing evidence indicates that human impact on the environment is causing local and perhaps worldwide changes in climate. At various times, glaciers have moved down across the continents into regions that are now warm. This effect of global warming is the meltdown of glaciers of Greenland and Antarctica that could raise s...
  • Ozone Layer Garbage People Air
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    Our planet is in danger. Humans have been living on this planet for two million years and in the last two hundred years humans have made a mess of the planet: chopped trees, killed animals, polluted air, water and soil, etc. That is why now we have a lot of ecological problems like the greenhouse effect, extinct and endangered animals and plants, water, air and soil pollution, holes in the ozone layer, problems of burying different kinds of waste and garbage, acid rains and others. The Earth has...
  • Global Warming Investigation Greenhouse Gas
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    Global Warming Long ago the earth was conceived in a fiery blast of volcanoes and molten lava. The earth cooled and life was spawned. From the first bacterium that swam in a new ocean thru just before the industrial revolution climate, lacking any external factors, has steadily changed. But since the industrialization of civilization, the climate of the earth has faced an ever growing foreign factor. This factor is the emissions of the so called "greenhouse gases" that have caused the rapid incr...
  • Greenhouse Effect Carbon Dioxide
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    For the past ten thousand years the earth s climate has been extremely beneficial to mankind. However, nowadays major changes are taking place. Humans beings are changing the face of the entire planet by destroying the rain forests and pumping our pollutants into the air and water. Some of these gases are very toxic and they are destroying our ozone layer which allows life to exist on earth. These things are changing the make-up of the earth s biosphere and its heat balance in a very negative w...