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The greenhouse effect currently warms the earth by

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The greenhouse effect currently warms the Earth by approximately 35 degrees F 5. Which fossil produces the most CO (subscript 2),per pound, when burned coal 6. Converting coal to oil is achieved with Fisher-Tropsch 7. Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has increased over the past 100 years by 36 percent 8. Ice in Antarctica is increasing, contradicting global warming predictions 9. A treaty that was signed by the United States but not ratified by the Senate is
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Kyoto 10. According to the text, wind power is rapidly growing,with wind turbines delivering twice the power they did four years ago 11. Clean Coal refers to coal used at a power plant with carbon capture and storage (CCS) 12. In France, nuclear power produces what percentage of the electricity 80 percent 13. In the United States, nuclear power produces what percentage of the electricity 20 percent 14. The organization that studies climate change is IPCC 15. Which of these years had the warmest climate 2005 16. If the Unites States reduce CO (subscript 2) emissions to those suggested by the Kyoto treaty, and the developing nations continued to increase theirs at the current (allowed) rate, then global warming would be delayed by about 3 years 17. The greenhouse effect involves atmospheric emission of IR 18. To be affordable without subsidy or carbon credits, the cost of a billion-watt solar plant must not be much more than $1 billion 19. The average temperature of the Earth is now about 57 degrees 20. Which country produces the most greenhouse gas emission per GDP USA 21. A key feature of the Kyoto treaty is that it set up a method to trade carbon credits 22. Cooling in the last big ice age, which ended about 12,000 BC, was approximately 11 degrees 23. Cooling during the Little Ice Age was approximately 2 degrees 24. Which of the following is not a major greenhouse gas CFCs such as Freon 25. The least expensive form of carbon abatement is conservation 26. Thanks to humans, the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has increased by about 36 percent Final Exam Answer Key Chapter 8 1. A 2. A
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3. B 4. B 5. D 6. C 7. B 8. B 9. C 10. D 11. D 12. ABCD 13. D 14. B 15. D 16. B 17. A 18. A 19. C 20. D 21. D 22. C 23. C 24. C 25. D 26. B 27. ABC 28. A 29. B 30. D 31. C 32. C 33. B 34. C 35. B 36. C 37. D 38. C 39. C 40. A 41. D 42. C 43. A Chapter 9 1. A 2. B 3. C 4. C 5. B 6. C 7. B 8. D 9. D 10. A 11. A 12. A 13. C 14. A 15. B 16. C 17. B 18. A 19. D 20. A 21. A 22. B 23. B 24. D 25. D 26. B 27. B 28. C 29. D 30. ABC 31. A 32. A 33. A 34. A 35. C 36. B 37. C 38. B 39. B 40. A 41. C 42. B 43. D 44. C 45. B 46. A 47. C 48. A 49. C 50. B 51. C 52. ABCD 53. A 54. C Chapter 10 1. D 2. C 3. D 4. D 5. C 6. B 7. C 8. D 9. D 10. B 11. D 12. D 13. C 14. A 15. D 16. A 17. A 18. B 19. B 20. A 21. D 22. C 23. A 24. D 25. D 26. B
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