Lecture 11 answers

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2/2/11 What are three negative impacts to over- 90 weather? (Answers for each class are on the following pages. The items in red were voted by the class as the most serious potential threats.)
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2/2/11 Negative Impacts: 5:30 TR More heat stroke Water shortage Even more global warming: positive feedback from fossil fuel use?? Less predictable weather patterns: dust storms More smog Damage to crops (from heat/drought)
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2/2/11 Negative Impacts of Heat Waves(5:30 M-W) Drought and Crop Failure (4) Wildfires – ruin ecosystems (2) Decreased tourism – economy hurt Vegetation – more of it would die? (2) Heat exhaustion/dehydration/respiratory problems (4) Increased energy use – more fossil fuels (2) Decreased outdoor activity – more
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2/2/11 Negative Impacts of 90 degrees: Wed 3:00 Air conditioning More fossil fuels burned Humidity Death to elderly * Sunburns/skin cancer * More hyperthermia
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2/2/11 Negative Impacts 1:00 TR
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