Global Warming - Global Warming Issue: temperature increase...

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Global Warming Issue: temperature increase between 3 and 8 degrees Impact porr Species extinction Issue Identification Global temperatures have risen Global Climate Change Failure to act will leave nearly a billion people at risk from water and food shortages, droughts, More Findings Sea levels have risen by an average of .07 inch per year since 1961 About 20-30% of all plant and animal Human Activity Global emissions of greenhouse gases grew 70% from 1970to 2004 Concentration of CO2 Coal Usage 2000-2007 Countries in 2007 with the highest carbon dioxide emissions from coal burning power plants China 2.56 (114% increase) U.S. 2.20 (1% increase) India .54 (27% increase) In billions of U.s. tons Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change The panel was established in 1988 by the World Meterorological Organization and the United Nations Environment The panel and Al Gore both were awarded the 2007 nobel peace prize for
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CHEMISTRY Chem 111 taught by Professor Dr.h during the Spring '08 term at Cal. Lutheran.

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