• Kyoto Greenhouse Gas
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    Kyoto? As the amount of greenhouse gas emissions increases a plan of action has been introduced, know as the 'Kyoto Protocol.' As of July 2002 seventy-six of earth's one-hundred ninety countries have agreed to cut their emissions under the 'Kyoto Protocol.' However, only Japan has set some goals, that currently seem unattainable. Alberta, and many of the people and businesses in Alberta are opposed the the protocol which Canada has chosen to accept. Climate change is a serious, global, long-term...
  • Policy Memo Global Warming
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    Global Warming Is A Serious Issue That Should Have Immediate Attention As Vice President Al Gore has said about the threat of global warming, it is "the most serious problem our civilization faces" (2). It has become quite an issue internationally because of the threat of increasing greenhouse gasses. It is these gasses, when released into the air, accumulate and then trap the heat inside our atmosphere. Our climate is greatly affected by this. Therefore, affecting all of the organisms on earth,...
  • Greenhouse Gases Global Climate Increase
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    Greenhouse gases are important in maintaining Earths habitable climate. These greenhouse gases must fall within a narrow range. Too much of any of the greenhouse gases can induce climatic changes, in particular, global warming. Of the greatest concern are the anthropogenic sources of greenhouse gases because they are steadily increasing in concentration in the atmosphere, and therefore increasing the natural ability of the greenhouse effect. As the debate continues on whether or not global warm...
  • Fossil Fuels In Australia
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    FOSSIL FUELS: CONSEQUENCES AND CHOICES 'Fossil fuels will be all but consumed by the end of this century, leaving in its wake major climate, economic and social change as well as irrevocable damage to the environment', (Back strom, 2002). Hydrogen and fuel cells have the potential to solve several major challenges facing Australia today: dependence on petroleum imports, poor air quality, and greenhouse gas emissions. I am going to argue that Australia is currently failing to take the necessary s...
  • Global Warming And Alternative Sources
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    Global Warming and Alternative Energy Sources People are inflicting major damage to the Earth's environment, and if we don't do anything to stop the destruction soon, the results could be devastating. Most people know about global warming and think it may be a serious problem in the future, but what most people don't understand is that global warming is happening now. Every day we are feeling some of its destructive power, but we continue on our destructive path. Because of the dangerous effects...