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Unformatted text preview: (they are!). Perhaps you could frame your answer around their chemistry, their sources (anthropogenic and natural), and the problems they cause to humans and the environment. 8. The U.S. Supreme Court has given the U.S.E.P.A. the authority to regulate CO 2 as an air pollutant. Typically this happens because it has been determined that the air pollutant (CO 2 in this case) causes an impact on human health. What are the human health effects thought to be caused by CO 2 emissions? You should be aware that these issues remain quite controversial. 9. In class, we discussed several aspects of greenhouse gasses and global climate change. We introduced the term global warming potential (GWP) . (a) We listed two of the major factors used in calculating GWP. What are they? (b) We also listed the greenhouse gasses based on their GWP. List the 3 gasses with the highest GWP....
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course 53 50 taught by Professor Parkin during the Spring '11 term at University of Iowa.
- Spring '11