Imposing taxes could decrease the import of carbon

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field. Imposing taxes could decrease the import of carbon emitting fossil fuels. A second way to reduce emissions would be changing infrastructure in urban areas, which produce the large majority of emissions. These changes could be using solar and geothermal power, planting greenery, etc. Carbon removal can also be increased by staying in existing areas, not moving to suburbs, which increases the use of transportation and deforestation. Instead we could reforest areas, aforest areas, and plant lots of trees and plants, which remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. 3. Acid deposition can form as a result of two processes. In some cases, hydrochloric acid can be expelled directly into the atmosphere. More commonly it is due to secondary pollutants that form from the oxidation of nitrogen oxides (NOx) or sulfur dioxide (SO2) gases that are released into the atmosphere (see Figure 8h-2). Reactions at the Earth's surface or within the atmosphere can convert these pollutants into nitric acid or sulfuric acid . The process of altering these gases into their acid counterparts can take several days, and during this time these pollutants can be transported hundreds of kilometers from their original source. Acid precipitation formation can also take place at the Earth's surface when nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide settle on the landscape and interact with dew or frost. 4. 5. There are number of positive feedback loops that cause climate change. One positive loop is melting ice. Since ice is light and reflective, a large amount of light is bounced
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back to space, limiting its warming amount. But as the world gets warmer, ice melts
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