Assignment #4_Letter_Problem_Set_Solution

Assignment #4_Letter_Problem_Set_Solution - Maurice D....

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Maurice D. Hinchey New York-22nd, Democrat 2431 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515-3222 Dear Congressman Hinchey: We are students at Cornell University studying chemistry and its applications to everyday life. Recently, we focused on global warming and its effects on our lives and on our future. Furthermore, we have researched and learned that there was a bill introduced in the Senate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by establishing a market-driven system of greenhouse gas trade-able allowances. This bill, S. 280, also supports the use of new technologies that help to alter climate. We believe that global warming is a serious problem that the government cannot ignore. The United States is currently the worldwide leader in per capita carbon dioxide emissions and is also first in total emissions. By limiting the amount of emissions produced in each state, the United States can take great strides towards curbing this tremendous problem. In a New York Times article, Robert N. Stavins, director of the
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This homework help was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course CHEM 106 taught by Professor Houston,p during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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