One of the assertions made in opposition to the global warming theory is that

One of the assertions made in opposition to the

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25) One of the assertions made in opposition to the global warming theory is that the decreased Galactic cosmic rays reduce the low-altitude cloud cover.A) TrueB) False 26) The urban heat island (UHI) does not have a significant contribution on the current temperature records. 27) Current estimates indicate that even if successfully and completely implemented, the Kyoto Protocol will reduce the ambient temperature increase by somewhere between 0.02 °C and 0.28 °C by the year 2050. 28) Recent scientific evidence supports the assertion that the global warming has increased the frequency and intensity of the hurricanes and other extreme meteorological events.4 of 10
LAST NAME__________________FIRST NAME_______________ Student #_________ 29) The Biosphere experiment proved that ecology can be science; it made complex natural systems more like chemistry and physics - something researchers can observe. A) TrueB) False 30) The accident in Bhopal released tons of radioactive material (e.g., iodine, caesium) that resulted in the death of thousands of people.31) The “tyranny of small decisions” stems from the numerous decisions being made from individuals producing solutions for society that are the “best of a bad situation”. This process reflects the predominance of the bottom-up to the top-down decision making. 32) Recent scientific evidence supports the assertion that the global warming will increase the intensity of the El Nino events.33) During the La-Nina conditions, Peru experiences abnormally wet weather.A) TrueB) False 34) Nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere can be transformed under dry conditions to nitric acids. 35) Kyoto includes "flexible mechanisms" which allow non-Annex 1 economies to meet their GHG targets by purchasing GHG emission reductions from elsewhere. These can be bought either from financial exchanges or from projects which reduce emissions in Annex 1 economies. 5 of 10
LAST NAME__________________FIRST NAME_______________ Student #_________ PART 2: Short-Answer QuestionsPlease limit your answers to less than 4 lines!!!ANSWER DIRECTLY IN THIS EXAM BOOKLET USING PEN ONLY.ANSWERS WERE GRADED ACCORDING TO THE CONTENT OF THIS KEY AND THE STUDENT’S ABILITY TO ACCURATELY DESCRIBE CONCEPTS AND PROCESSES1) Which are the three factors that determine the Environmental Impact of Humans?(3 points)

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