Essays Tagged: "burning of fossil fuels"

Persuasive Essay on Overpopulation

d shelter are required to fulfill the needs of human society. Muchof our energy is derived from the burning of fossil fuels-releasing millionsof metric tons of toxins into the atmosphere annually. The ...

(1 pages) 387 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

The Effects of Lead Poison on Children

s of our environment today. Most of it comes from mining, manufacturing, and last but not least the burning of fossil fuels(Xintaras, 1993). In the United States lead poison has increased because of t ... n the effect's lead poison has on children)Lead is released into the environment by industries, the burning of fossil fuels or wastes. When lead enters the environment, it starts to become a problem. ...

(9 pages) 139 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Society, Global Indicators and Technological Change

s misuse of technoscience. One such indicator is global temperature. It displays the results of the burning of fossil fuels and the release of nitrous oxides into the atmosphere. Production of coal, o ...

(4 pages) 152 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay is about humans and the effect they have made on the natural enviroment

e, lead, particles and volatile organic compounds. However most of the air pollution comes from the burning of fossil fuels.Petroleum is a commonly burnt fossil fuel as it is used in cars, which are m ... s used in cars, which are many countries greatest atmospheric pollutant. Industrial activities, the burning of fossil fuels and vehicle numbers are still increasing. Action must be taken to insure a f ...

(1 pages) 166 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a term paper on AIR pollution. It has some causes and effects, etc. It mainly has to do with how and why the pollution is occurring.

esult in more extreme weather.Air pollution is produced in many ways. The most common way is by the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, to power cars and heat homes. Between 1900 and 1970, ... bute more evenly.Smog is a very common form of pollution. Most smog comes from automobiles and coal burning. Nitrous and volatile oxides reacting to the atmosphere cause smog. One particle found in sm ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How different concentrations of acid affects the growth of the crest seed.

t that acid rain contains Sulphur Dioxide. This gas can kill plants. Acid rain can be caused by the burning of fossil fuels. The smoke from factories are carried into the air. It forms when oxides of ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The future of the world with Global warming. Carbon Dioxide gases Rising. Kyoto Protocol, Canada's role.

sed by greenhouse gases. Greenhouse gases are the increased levels of CO2 caused by the unnecessary burning of fossil fuels. Automobiles are one of the leading sources adding to Greenhouse Gases. The ... of fossil fuels then we will face grave problems in our future. Global Warming is not natural, the burning and wasting of non-renewable resources are all human driven. The Intergovernmental Panel on ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution

of air pollution and their effects in this essay.First of all, the first cause of air pollution is burning of fossil fuels in industry. Two types of gases are released. Firstly, sulphur dioxide is re ...

(1 pages) 128 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Acid Rain

O ) are released into the atmosphere and mix with moisture in the air. Industrial processes and the burning of fossil fuels such as coal-fired power generators and ore smelting are the main culprits f ...

(3 pages) 95 2 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

GREENHOUSE EFFECT

ouse Effect is the emission of harmful carbon dioxide gas in huge amounts by the world industry and burning of fossil fuels (mainly by automobiles). With the rapid industrialization of the human civil ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain.

urces, which emit this gas, are Volcanoes, sea spray, rotting vegetation and plankton. However, the burning of fossil fuels, such as Coal and oil, are largely to be blamed for approximately half of th ...

(7 pages) 28 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Controversial essay Kyoto Protocol

d, the emission of greenhouse gases is still negatively affecting the earth. Contamination from the burning of fossil fuels is ruining biomes in the world, and our population of humans needs to do som ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Acid Rain

e United States, Canada, and parts of Europe.Scientists have discovered that air pollution from the burning of fossil fuels is the major cause of acid rain. Power plants and factories burn coal and oi ... tric appliances. We also burn natural gas, coal, and oil to heat our homes.The smoke and fumes from burning fossil fuels rise into the atmosphere and combine with the moisture in the air to form acid ...

(10 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Pollution

us from the harmful rays of the sun. Air pollution comes from natural as well as human actions. The burning of fossil fuels like natural gas, coal, and oil produce carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nit ...

(1 pages) 52 0 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Grade A Lab Report on The Effects of Acid Rain with the Germination of Pea Plants Including 2 data charts.

to that of pure water's 7.0. Acid rain is caused uniquely by human from such harmful wastes as the burning of fossil fuels. This type of rain is carried throughout the atmosphere, for hundreds of mil ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

red in clouds, and when it rains, you have acid rain. Another way acid rain can be formed is by the burning of Fossil Fuels. Fossil Fuels are coal and oil from decomposed trees and plant material from ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Kapan

The Problem of Global Warming Automobiles exhausts The burning of fossil fuels is another major influence to the increase in global temperature. The destru ...

(1 pages) 402 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming - A persuasive speech

up of our world. It is the result of huge amounts of CO2 being pumped into the atmosphere, via the burning fossil fuels such as coal and oil to produce power and electricity and thousands and thousan ... we wear.Ever since the industrial revolution in the early 19th century, man has been progressively burning more and more fossil fuels. In fact, in recent times the burning of fossil fuels has been re ...

(6 pages) 217 0 3.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Global warming

increases in the amount of carbon dioxide and other gases being released into the atmosphere by the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. The gases most responsible for this effect are water vapo ... ust fumes that come out of carsRe-use plastic shopping bags and envelopes- this helps stop the mass burning of fossil fuels.Using lower energy light-bulbs – these light bulbs use half the energy ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Penguins With Sunburns: An Argumentative Research Paper on Global Warming

e environment. While many attributes of the production and use of fossil fuels aid the economy, the burning of fossil fuels releases radioactive materials such as uranium and thorium into the atmosphe ...

(8 pages) 96 0 1.4 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science