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How else does air pollution affect humans?What two aspects are pollution control methods approached? Examples?
What law did GB pass?What is the main contributor to acid precipitation?How can carbon dioxide be removed from atmosphere?What two possible harmful effects will global warming cause?What is the main cause of ozone layer depletion?What can CFCs be replaced with?What is the current amount of CO2 in our air today?What is albedo?What is aerosol?IS DECREASINGHow do researchers predict climate changes?They build models that mirror what the atmosphere will do under certain circumstancesWhat will happen to our planet as it becomes more humid and warm?Increase in weeds= more allergens= respiratory problemsPermafrost will melt= exposure to diseases and dead organic matterMore mosquitoes= more transmission of diseasesWhat is the Tipping point?When you won’t be able to ever return to how the earth used to beHow can we avoid reaching a tipping point?1.Reduce fossil fuel emissions 2. Eliminate release of Co2 to 1 trillion tonsWhat populations will suffer the worst from climate change?1.Children 2. ElderlyWhat are unconventional fuels we can use?1.Ferment food crops to produce alcohols and deriving fuels from renewable oils (such as soybean oil)2.Oil shale3.U.S. tar sands