Essays Tagged: "greenhouse gas emissions"

Is the Kyoto Accord Constitutional

shed in Japan in December of 1997. It is an international agreement that sets targets to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate to change. These greenhouse gases include primarily carb ... and nitrous oxide. The accord calls upon the industrial nations to reduce their emissions of these greenhouse gases by at least five percent below the 1990 level by 2008-2012. However, since most cou ...

(13 pages) 164 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Should Australia Sign The Kyoto Agreement?

The threat of global warming caused by the overuse of greenhouse gases and consequently the depletion of the ozone layer have caused for the introduction ... eveloped nations at the United Nations Climate Change Convention in Japan 1997, to reduce worldwide greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 5% by the year 2012. For Australia to meet such regulation ... on should attempt to comply with the regulations of the Kyoto Agreement. Although this reduction in greenhouse gas emissions would somewhat reduce the present damage of the depletion of the ozone laye ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Model United Nations Speach - Mexicos stance on the Kyoto protocol

e Kyoto Protocol is an agreement involving 160 countries that have accepted they will have a cap of greenhouse gas emissions.Mexico being a Still Developing country relies mainly on factories economic ... o protocol there are rules and provision that are enforced.Some main rules are:-There is a limit of greenhouse gas that a country's factories are allowed to admit per year.The way the cap is worked ou ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Wind Energy

ower electricity generation is becoming more efficient, Victoria needs to play its role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and clean, renewable energy is vital to preserve the environment, including ... eration. The primary attraction of wind-generated electricity is that it produces power without the greenhouse gas emissions associated with coal or gas driven turbines.We must stop seeing wind turbin ...

(2 pages) 94 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Biomass: Which energy resource(s) should be developed for the future? To support your choice(s), discuss use, cost, supply, net useful energy yield, and environmental impact.

t municipal and industrial waste.Using biomass as a source of energy we can reduce dramatically our greenhouse gas emissions. "Biomass generated about the same amount of carbon dioxide as fossil fuels ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Which energy resource(s) should be developed for the future? Biomass.

t municipal and industrial waste.Using biomass as a source of energy we can reduce dramatically our greenhouse gas emissions. "Biomass generated about the same amount of carbon dioxide as fossil fuels ...

(4 pages) 62 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Nuclear Power.

s and also problems. Nuclear power stations do not usually cause air pollution, and it also reduces greenhouse gas emissions. We often use it for the conservation of fossil fuels. However, there are p ... or the running of industrial machines. It does not only conserve valuable fossil fuels, which cause greenhouse effect. It also reduces greenhouse gas emissions and reduces the problem of acid rain.Alt ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Controversial essay Kyoto Protocol

While the causes and effects of Global Warming are still being studied, the emission of greenhouse gases is still negatively affecting the earth. Contamination from the burning of fossil f ... e that will preserve our natural resources, promote the clean industry, and drastically cut back on greenhouse gas emissions.Sometime in the future, when our entire planet is on fire, we will realize ... e Kyoto Protocol from big business that would suffer from not being able to produce mass amounts of greenhouse gases. They contend that the global warming is a farce, only a temporary or natural trend ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

International and Local Policies Against Climate Change

on Climate Change (UNFCC), 1992Framework agreement, with goals to:* gather and share information on greenhouse gas emissions, national policies and best practices;* launch national strategies for addr ... n Annex I and Annex II countries. Total cuts in CO2 emissions will have to add up to a total cut in greenhouse-gas emissions of at least 5% from 1990 levels in the commitment period 2008-2012.Next to ...

(4 pages) 61 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Amplifications of the Kyoto Protocol. Predictions on whether or not it will become a part of our nation.

just in time for the Earth Summit Conference in Rio de Janeiro. The first round agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions was adopted in March 1994, and the subsequent negotiations of the agreement ... ertainty; April 11, 2002). Under the terms of the agreement, participating countries have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 5.2 percent from their 1990 levels by 2008-2012. Greenhouse gases is a t ...

(9 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Australia Should Adopt the Recommendations of the Kyoto Protocol

The issue of whether or not Australia should adopt the Kyoto Protocol and limit its greenhouse gas emissions to 108% of its 1990 levels has been widely debated in our community. It is ... in our community. It is an important issue because it concerns the emission of an excess amount of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, due to anthropogenic activities. These gases have contribu ... uires 38 developed countries (known as the Annex B) to collectively reduce 5.2% of the worlds' 1990 greenhouse gas emissions levels by 2008 - 2012, but does not set any restrictions on developing coun ...

(5 pages) 47 1 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"Economic growth is bad for Australia."

ll be shared equally in society.- Environmental impacts: depletion of natural and scarce resources, greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, that huge hole in the ozone layer, not signing the Kyoto Protoc ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

An Examination Of President Bush's Environmental Policy

nternational level, he vehemently opposes the Kyoto Protocol, a widely accepted agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Originally, the summit that resulted in the Kyoto Protocol calle ... ists valid reasoning behind the decision. First and foremost, the United States is a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions, and it is essential that we begin curtailing our contributions to industri ...

(5 pages) 44 0 2.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Assessment Of Climate Change Conference Statement And Commitments:

on is influencing the global climate, and that efforts must be undertaken by all Parties to control greenhouse gas emissions. However, the statement and commitments are just a small start in what must ... are just a small start in what must be an ongoing and ever increasing commitment to globally reduce greenhouse gas emissions.ii) #1) More Strict Reductions of Net Emissions There is a significant dela ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Kyoto Protocol

cent years. Many scientists attribute increased atmospheric temperatures on Earth to the buildup of greenhouse gasses, while several skeptic groups insist that the research on global warming is not co ... ed in 1992 by a legally non-binding international agreement that called for voluntary reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. These voluntary reductions were not enforced, so the Kyoto Protocol was ne ...

(7 pages) 44 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Going Green – An Impact to our Environment

voluntary labeling program was designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Computers and monitors were the first labeled products. Through 1995, EPA ... uck fleet, improving the fuel mileage by one mile per gallon, it would allow them to reduce emitted greenhouse gases by 20 percent. That is just their seven year goal. They are looking to double it wi ...

(6 pages) 288 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


nd in this way help the environment.There are many types of pollution such as: smog, acid rain, and greenhouse gas emissions. The causes of these pollutants include carbon monoxide, hydrocarbon, and n ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming

on signed in 1997. The Kyoto agreement was a treaty that was put in to effect to dramatically lower greenhouse gas emissions in 37 different countries. The most popular greenhouse gases are car ... nt share of emissions. In 1997, the United States was responsible for almost one-fifth of the total greenhouse gases in the world. The debate between science and economics play a large part in ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Kyoto Protocol

f fossil fuels on the environment, particularly climate change, also known as global warming or the greenhouse effect. The warming gases, known as greenhouse gases, are given off when fossil fuels are ... resulting from human activities are substantially increasing the atmospheric concentrations of the greenhouse gases… These increases will enhance the greenhouse effect, resulting on average in ...

(7 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Economy

ef of a global community. Singer writes " As scientists pile up the evidence that continuing greenhouse gas emissions will imperil millions of lives, the leader of the nation that emits the lar ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science