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4/15/2021 Sophia :: Welcome 1/12 UNIT 4 — MILESTONE 4 Score 20/24 You passed this Milestone 20 questions were answered correctly . 4 questions were answered incorrectly . 1 Current climate change is occurring because __________. greenhouse gases absorb and redirect radiation back into the atmosphere clouds and reflective surfaces on Earth absorb radiation and the atmosphere warms carbon dioxide and methane emit radiation that cannot return to space the amount of energy from the sun varies and the heat from radiation can be trapped CONCEPT Climate Change 2 Choose the statement about the Kyoto Protocol that is FALSE. The agreement would only slightly lower climate change impacts but it was seen as a start. The Kyoto Protocol has been in force in the United States since 2012.
4/15/2021 Sophia :: Welcome 2/12 In 1997, many United Nations countries agreed to reduce greenhouse gases. To track progress, an emphasis was placed on improvement methods and emissions data. CONCEPT Efforts to Address Climate Change 3 If you look at a graphical representation of at least a 50-year period between 1920 and 2014, you would see __________. melted ice caps and glaciers, changes in the ozone layer and a temperature increase of 2.5 degrees increasing global temperatures, melting ice caps and glaciers and rising sea levels slow and gradual changes in global temperatures, receding groundwater and rising sea levels decreasing carbon dioxide, fluctuations in temperatures and dying oceans CONCEPT Climate Change 4 What did the Clean Air Act of 1970 require the Environmental Protection Agency to do? Name known pollutants and set up programs to monitor their use Establish ways to increase public awareness of air pollution Create limits and regulations for indoor pollution sources List likely dangerous pollutants emitted from stationary and mobile sources
4/15/2021 Sophia :: Welcome 3/12 CONCEPT Efforts to Address Air Pollution 5 Efforts to reduce pollution are part of the sustainability movement. Choose the item that is NOT a goal aimed at reducing pollution. Growing crops without the use of pesticides and fertilizers Creating policies that limit the number of children families can have Controlling erosion so that soil doesn’t flow into waterways Monitoring and control disease-related pollutants CONCEPT Sustainability and Solutions 6 Select the energy source that is non-renewable.

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