Essays Tagged: "emissions"

Acid Rain Essay

ading threats to our planet's environment. No longer limited by geographic boundaries, acid causing emissions are causing problems all over the world. Some laws have been passed which limit the amount ... simply one country's problem.This concern has been well identified in North America where pollution emissions from Canada and the U.S. are crossing into each others territory. For example coal-powered ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Jan/1999

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

It is called Global Hoax? A realistic view of global warming.

y 6.6 tons (almost 15,000 pounds carbon equivalent) of greenhouse gasses per person every year. And emissions per person have increased about 3.4% between 1990 and 1997. Most of these emissions, about ... about 82%, are from burning fossil fuels to generate electricity and power our cars. The remaining emissions are from methane from wastes in our landfills, raising livestock, natural gas pipelines, a ...

(3 pages) 173 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Putting Global Warming on Ice" Essay disproving global warming myth using scientific evidence.

' in the sky, letting harmful rays of sun in. People fought to shutdown plants in order to stop the emissions of carbon dioxide and other 'greenhouse gases'. Everyone believed the global warming claim ... of global warming is the recent Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty designed to cut greenhouse emissions from successful countries.The international Kyoto protocol has been in debate for many yea ...

(9 pages) 494 4 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A short essay on the Impacts of Tourism on the Environment.

e consequence of this is that tourism is responsible for a large amount of air transmissions. These emissions, as well as those from the production of electricity, another important tourist need, are ...

(3 pages) 25997 4 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

World problems today.

means of economic success. The world's air and water is constantly polluted by dangerous machinery emissions and factorial waste. Although these problems deteriorate the world's status there are seve ... siting of toxic wastes and oil spills in our bodies of water. Air pollution can be caused by deadly emissions by automobiles, planes, other machinery, and factories. The effects of pollution can be ve ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Lighter Than Air: The Lie That is Hydrogen Power.

hybrid vehicle. The recent combination of electricity with the combustion engine provides far less emissions along with providing greater fuel efficiency. Currently, Honda and Toyota are the only com ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Response to 2003 article by Eric Pianin "Bush Seeks to Ease Pollution Rules for Utilities". Very opinion oriented.

ities wanted to upgrade to produce more energy, or make repairs, the would have to meet the new EPA emissions guidelines. Now, power plants are able to make repairs, without being taken to court under ... e for power plants to be able to upgrade, without adding expensive anti-pollution devices to reduce emissions. Fifty power plants have been sued by government authorities under the Clean Air Act of 19 ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


arge economical burdens to sustain their environment. Germany has substantial taxes on gas to lower emissions of CO2 into the atmosphere. Costa Rica has spent a lot of their gross revenues to rebuild ...

(1 pages) 40 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Affect of gaseous ammonia and oxides of nitrogen on plant growth.

merits/disadvantages of life in a polluted environment.Introduction:Major sources for ammonia (NH3) emissions are connected with areas of intensive agriculture and high rates of fertilizer manufacture ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hydrogen-powered cars

atmosphere in the US comes from automobiles. Earth's climate could be drastically changed if these emissions continue. Today, all major car companies are researching and developing ways to reduce the ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Air polution

ey might care a little bit more. Did you know that it isn't Industrial plants that put out the most emissions of dangerous pollutants, it's actually automobiles! I know that most of you are saying, "Y ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Nuclear energy has perhaps the lowest impact on the environment--including air, land, water, and wildlife--of any energy source.This essay is about all you'll need to know about Nuclear Power.

limate, avoid ground-level ozone formation and prevent acid rainNuclear power plants do not produce emissions when they generate electricity. The life-cycle emissions from nuclear energy--from mining ... nergySome day hydrogen will power cars and factories, largely reducing pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions. Using emission-free nuclear energy to produce hydrogen as a fuel is the most environmenta ...

(4 pages) 59 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain.

more acidic.The principal natural phenomena that create acid-producing gases in the atmosphere are emissions from volcanoes and from biological processes that occur on the land, wetlands and oceans. ... industrial and power-generating plants and transportation vehicles.Since the industrial revolution, emissions of sulfur and nitrogen oxides to the atmosphere have increased. Industrial and energy-gene ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.7 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


environment than petroleum diesel is, because it is basically processed vegetable oil. Most of its emissions are harmless to the ozone layer, because it is carbon-neutral. However, the emission of ni ... l. However, the emission of nitroxide occurs with biodiesel, but that greatly outweighs the harmful emissions of petroleum diesel. The exhaust is also not nauseating, and smells somewhat like fried fo ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Common Air Pollutants

e inflammation. Repeated exposure can cause permanent lung problems. Some cities have reduced local emissions to help control ozone, and still more have started to use cleaner gasoline. One of the chi ... ory system, and it sometimes even causes premature death. Some programs have been created to reduce emissions contributing to fine particle formation. The major concern for particulate matter is that ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Treatment of end-of-life vehicles

ironmental impact of ELVs is manly due to resources lost when shredder residue is landfilled and to emissions of hazardous substances to the environment. The economics in the ELV management primarily ... nd mercury.4.5 StorageThe proper storage of vehicles and their component is also important to avoid emissions and visual pollution.4.6 Ways to prevent environmental impacts4.6.1 Resource lossTo avoid ...

(17 pages) 45 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming and its' Effects on the Ocean

ing from our cars and power plants is building up in the atmosphere and causing global warming. The emissions from cars and power plants create what are known as "greenhouse gases," mainly carbon diox ... f solid waste, wood and wood products, and fossil fuels (oil, natural gas, and coal). Nitrous oxide emissions occur during various agricultural and industrial processes, and when solid waste or fossil ...

(13 pages) 196 1 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Compare and Contrast of Nigeria and South Africa

the blac natives were made slaves by the westerners. Another problem is that there was no limit on emissions and that mixed with the frequent oil spills has caused soil ndepletion, rapid deforestatio ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.4 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Hibrid Car

using gasoline are the primary sources of this problem in the United States, causing 25% of yearly emissions . Additionally, there is the politics of oil. Because of the limited supply of this natura ...

(8 pages) 131 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Carbon Emission Trading

: marginal benefit equals marginal cost �52. Government Intervention or Not? �5Carbon emissions: negative externalities �5Government Intervention �6Pros �6Cons ʏ ... n the topic of 'Carbon Emission Trading' is discussed.�Government Intervention or Not?Carbon emissions: negative externalitiesA free market will only lead to social interest, when marginal bene ...

(10 pages) 73 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science