sci275 appendix d wk5

sci275 appendix d wk5 - Axia College Material Appendix D...

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Axia College Material Appendix D Air Pollution Chart After reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, then respond to the questions that follow: Issue Sources Health/Environmental Effects Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) Combustion of fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and gas in power plants, automobiles, and industrial facilities. Industrial production processes, such as mineral and metal production. Deforestation. Associated with global warming. Temperatures rise globally and precipitation changes: observed changes include shrinking of glaciers, thawing of permafrost, later freezing and earlier break-up of ice on rivers and lakes, lengthening of growing seasons, shifts in plant and animal ranges and earlier flowering of trees. Chlorofluorocarbo ns (CFCs) Human made. Aerosol propellants, air conditioner and refrigerator coolants and foaming agents and solvents. Ozone depletion. Allows more solar UV to reach the Earth’s surface causing skin cancer, cataracts and weakened immune systems. Ground-level
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