Essays Tagged: "carbon dioxide levels"

Danger in the air... Speaks of dangers in local school systems

Is there danger in the air at the North Intermediate School in Wilmington? Apparently carbondioxide levels have been found to be above acceptable levels in some class rooms. According to ... arameters were within normal guideline ranges with the exception of consistently elevated levels of carbon dioxide and low relative humidity levels throughout the school," said the report.High levels ... d the report.High levels of carbon dioxide indoors can be a sign of poor ventilation in a building. Carbon dioxide is an odorless gas which can cause discomfort at lower levels and act as a mild narco ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

General Global Warming 2

ns in overall average temperature for the past 150,000 years that suggest a direct association with carbon dioxide levels. In the past the temperature highs and lows have been in tandem with carbon di ... een in tandem with carbon dioxide level highs and lows, this does not seem to be a mere coincidence.Carbon dioxide currently accounts for 0.03% of the gas content within the atmosphere. However, it ha ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming It explains what global warming is all about and that humans are part of the reason why this is happening.

ns in overall average temperature for the past 150,000 years that suggest a direct association with carbon dioxide levels. In the past the temperature highs and lows have been in tandem with carbon di ... een in tandem with carbon dioxide level highs and lows, this does not seem to be a mere coincidence.Carbon dioxide currently accounts for 0.03% of the gas content within the atmosphere. However, it ha ...

(3 pages) 181 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biology essay on feedback mechanisms

meostasis involves the constant monitoring and regulating of numerous factors including, oxygen and carbon dioxide levels, nutrient and hormone levels and inorganic and organic substances. The concent ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gas Fears

ng acceleration of global warming if it continues at its rate of increase. The abnormal increase of carbon dioxide over the past two years may be connected to forest fires in Siberia or the unusually ... or alarm. He stated that if the trend continued for 5 years then it would become a cause for alarm. Carbon dioxide is the primary gas blamed for the increase in global temperatures since the industria ...

(1 pages) 22 0 1.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cause and Effect of Global Warming

ns in overall average temperature for the past 150,000 years that suggest a direct association with carbon dioxide levels.In the past the temperature highs and lows have been in tandem with carbon dio ... en in tandem with carbon dioxide level highs and lows, this does not seem to be a mere coincidence. Carbon dioxide currently accounts for 0.03% of the gas content within the atmosphere. However, it ha ...

(3 pages) 224 7 4.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Save The Trees: Deforestation.

rthermore, "In the 1990's, the deforestation of tropical rainforests threatened to increase Earth's carbon dioxide levels, make much land unproductive, and force many plant and animals species into ex ... lobal warming to occur. The United States has the dubious honor of producing the greatest amount of carbon dioxide, only to be followed closely behind by China, Russia, Japan, India and Germany (World ...

(7 pages) 86 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Evidence against Global Warming

that is actually good for our world. If you ask any kid around at high school they'll tell you that carbon dioxide is taken in by the process photosynthesis and is changed into oxygen. If carbon dioxi ... ,' 'Predictions of harmful climatic effects due to future increases in minor greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide are in error and do not conform to experimental knowledge.' In other words the theory ...

(6 pages) 94 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Should Australia reduce its use of coal and build its own nuclear reactor for generating energy?

Coal provides about 78% of Australia's electricity. It is also the main source for carbon dioxide emissions from electricity and heat production. Coal fires produce pollutants into th ... y and heat production. Coal fires produce pollutants into the atmosphere; mainly they are the gases carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide. These cause acid rain and lead to the greenhouse effect. Australi ... oal-fired plants with gas-fired plants, there would be a reduction of about 25-30 million tonnes of carbon dioxide being produced, but if this was to be replaced by around six nuclear reactors, there ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The location of Britains National Parks

vents and processes but since the industrial revolution which took place in the 1850s the country?s carbon dioxide levels have increased dramatically. These events, brought on by the burning of fossil ... ion years? (report by German advisory council on global change).In the United Kingdom the levels of carbon dioxide are expected to rise increasing Britain?s average temperature by 2 degrees Celsius by ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Carbon Cycle

The Carbon CycleCarbon is the basis for all life on earth. This essay will explain the role of carbon di ... s for all life on earth. This essay will explain the role of carbon dioxide in various parts of the carbon cycle. This essay will examine two main, and important parts of the carbon cycle, starting by ... and important parts of the carbon cycle, starting by explaining the role of the ocean in absorbing carbon. Next this essay will examine the human influences on the carbon cycle and human production o ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biomes - Rainforests

s. Human activities in the rainforest such as logging, mining and transpiration of plants, increase carbon dioxide levels and the removal of important minerals get decreased. Human activities in the R ...

(1 pages) 661 1 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative Energy: Solar and Wind

ower plants makes it blatantly clear that alternative forms of energy need to be implemented. While carbon dioxide levels continue to rise, man has been eradicating forests that purify our air. For mo ... est producer of air pollution in the United States, pumping out more than 25 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide into the air annually. Carbon dioxide is now the most abundant anthropogenic (human-c ...

(9 pages) 121 0 4.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water Resource Plan

s experienced a significant change. The coral reefs have become endangered because of the increased carbon dioxide levels and the affects, which have been cause by the warming. Several different speci ... an affect on the population of the phytoplankton. The role of phytoplankton is to aid in converting carbon dioxide to an organic carbon. The rising of the ocean temperatures has decreased the populati ...

(4 pages) 15 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A Reflection: An Inconvenient Truth

ampaign against this issue? In the movie Algore talked most about was the dangerous increase in the carbon dioxide levels as a consequence. What this statistic showed was that with increasing carbon d ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis