Auto emissions also contribute to ozone the pollutant

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Unformatted text preview: ncluding benzene, a carcinogen; and fine particulates, invisible particles of soot and other substances that irritate the lungs and can cause health problems. Auto emissions also contribute to ozone, the pollutant created when fossil-fuel emissions combine in the air. Ozone, too, can cause respiratory illness.) Unabated climate change collapses civilization Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, February 15, 2011 [Christiana, Security Address to the Congress of Deputies of Spain at the Centro Superior de Estudios de la Defensa Nacional in Madrid,” http://climateprogress.org/2011/02/15/food-crisis-climate-change-figueres/, Accessed 6/12/11] SM In its context, it is alarming to admit that if the community of nations is unable to fully stabilize climate change, it will threaten where we can live, where and how we grow food and where we can find water. In other words, it will threaten the basic foundation - the very stability on which humanity has built its existence . Let us look at some factors: 1. Reduced water...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2013 for the course PHILOSOPHY 303m taught by Professor Tye during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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