Week 5 appendix D - Axia College Material Appendix D Air...

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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 ) Land conversions, burning of carbon- containing fossil fuels. Motor vehicles, factories, and power plants. Global warming, CO2 traps the sun’s infrared rays. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Aerosol cans and  coolants in air  conditioners and  refrigerators. Other  CFCs have been used  as solvents and as  foam-blowing agents for  insulation and  packaging (Styrofoam,  for example). They deplete the ozone layer; causing higher levels of UV rays to get to Earth, which can cause skin cancer. Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) Oxygen reacts with  solar UV radiation,  Less crops, causes smog, global warming, Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) Motor vehicles, power plants, large  smelters, and industrial  boilers. It corrodes building materials and metals,
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