ENSP 2000 Exam 2 Study Guide

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ENSP 2000 Exam 2 Study Guide Chapter 8: Climate Change - Long-term climate patterns - Causes of global warming - Consequences of global warming 1. Over the past 2 million years, Earth's climate has _____. a. gradually cooled b. cycled between cold and warm periods c. gradually warmed d. shifted quickly between dry and wet periods 2. Global warming over the past 200 years is most closely associated with _____. a. a shift in Earth's axis b. increased volcanic activity c. increased solar radiation from the sun d. the industrial revolution 3. If Earth had no carbon dioxide in its atmosphere, _____. 4. The most abundant greenhouse gas, which is not considered to be adding to global warming, is _____. 5. Which of the following contribute the most to global warming? 6. Global warming and changing climates will likely affect wildlife in North America by _____. a. delaying spring migrations of birds b. increasing the length of hibernation periods for bears c. increasing the spread of parasites and associated disease d. increasing the amount of food available during breeding seasons 7. The accuracy of computer forecasts of global climate change is measured by _____. 8. CAFE standards in the United States are part of the stabilization category of _____.
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9. Which of the following is an international agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, which became international law in 2005? 10. The greatest source of greenhouse gases in industrialized countries is _____. a. power stations b. agriculture c. transportation d. industry
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