E.S. notes - mines Main sources of Nitrous Oxide: clearing...

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E.S. 2 Notes 22:02 Origin of global warming issue : First proposed in the early 1800s  First measurements of increased C02 in 1938 Controversial to this day The  main greenhouse gases  are CO2, Methane, Nitrous Oxide, and CFC-11 Main sources of CO2: fossil fuels burning, forest clearing, power stations Main sources of Methane: ruminant livestock, land-fills, burning vegetation, coal 
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Unformatted text preview: mines Main sources of Nitrous Oxide: clearing and burning of vegetation, use of fertilizers, industrial processes Main sources of CFC-11: largely phased-out Potential Consequences of Global Warming : Regional climate change (drought and storm events) Sea level rise Changes in river flows Agricultural production Biodiversity impacts 22:02 22:02...
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