Essays Tagged: "Greenhouse gas"

What are Catalytic Converters?

r engine.Carbon Dioxide (CO2): A harmless, odorless gas composed of carbon and oxygen. It is also a greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.Water vapor (H2O): Another by-product of combustio ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Essay about a new, "nature friendly" plastic. pics of process can be found at

towards the growing landfill problem. (Food waste causes landfills to stink and produce methane, a greenhouse gas. Moreover, the waste has been known to leach into and contaminate groundwater)The pro ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Waste Management

y flammable (knowing that methane is extremely flammable).d) One tonne of methane produces the same greenhouse gas effect as 21 tonnes of carbon dioxide.e) Landfills take up valuable ecosystems are a ... l become pills of garbage. Not only does the garbage take much of our ecosystem but also it adds to greenhouse gases, which causes the depletion of the ozone layer. Most of the things that we through ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Global Warming We need change to fix it.

nticipated devastation due to global warming is so severe that all measures must be taken to reduce greenhouse gasses, no matter what the cost," is partly true yet false. First, I think that is it tru ... m WHO (World Health Organization), anticipate that the climate change due to global warming and the greenhouse gas buildup could cause an estimated 300,000 deaths annually in the year 2030. All measur ...

(2 pages) 57 1 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Do the risks of our continued use of fossil fuels at the current levels outweigh the benefits?

ate change, acid rain, and ozone problems.The combustion of fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. This emission of CO2 is a contributor of global warming as it traps heat energy with ...

(1 pages) 51 0 2.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Functions of Public Relations: Explain the organizational and societal functions of PR.

was recently quoted as saying"It's time for the energy industry to focus on solutions to tackle the greenhouse gas debate. We know the climate is changing and greenhouse gases are increasing. Our indu ...

(3 pages) 690 0 2.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Global warming

ificant sources; power plants, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and mercury. Bush also plans to cut greenhouse gas intensity by 20% in the next ten years; calling this proposal the Twenty In Ten. Not ...

(6 pages) 246 2 2.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming

ooding, soil erosion, and even loss of life. (C55.54) With industrialization and population growth, greenhouse gases (GHG's) emissions from human activities have consistently increased. These steady a ... ese steady additions have begun to tip the delicate balance, significantly increasing the amount of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, and enhancing their insulating effects. (C55.54) A variety of acti ...

(3 pages) 91 1 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Penguins With Sunburns: An Argumentative Research Paper on Global Warming

e materials such as uranium and thorium into the atmosphere (Fossil 3). Their burning also produces greenhouse gas. "Greenhouse gasses blanket the earth and keep it about 33 degrees Celsius warmer tha ... at have recently occurred in the United States' climate line up with scientists' expectations of a "greenhouse enhanced atmosphere" (Gelbspan, "Boiling Point" 26). These changes include "more intense ...

(8 pages) 96 0 1.4 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming

causes. One natural cause is a release of methane gas from arctic tundra and wetlands. Methane is a greenhouse gas and that causes some global warming. However, man-made causes probably do the most da ... fossil fuels is one thing that causes pollution and results in the release of CO2, which is also a greenhouse gas. The effects of global warming, such as more extreme weather, glacier retreats, ice s ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fossil Fuel Dependency and Americans

ted with unhealthy toxins. Burning fossil fuel releases large quantities of carbon dioxide (C02), a greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere affecting the environment. Demirbas, A. (2006) "Currently, it is ... Demirbas, A. (2006) "Currently, it is estimated that CO2 contributes about 50% to the anthropogenic greenhouse effect."Some major sources of air pollution due to fossil fuel dependency in large cities ...

(10 pages) 147 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Incineration, Is it really wor

burns 24hours a day, 7 days a week. This isnt good for our atmosphere, carbon dioxide can act as a greenhouse gas. We are trying not to have the icecaps melt, not encourage it. If incineration became ... Incineration is a counterproductive way of getting rid of our waste. We must all remember that the greenhouse gases from incinerators are no laughing matter, if incineration were to become a widespre ...

(3 pages) 15 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Carbon dioxide

lot colder and doesn't melt.Humans and animals breathe out Carbon Dioxide, often referred to as the greenhouse gas, as a waste product. Plants take in this CO2 and use it to make food. This is called ... phere, less heat can escape and the planet gets hotter. The CO2 traps radiation from the sun like a greenhouse. This is called global warming or the greenhouse effect. Global warming is becoming a ser ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

EXPERIMENT: Effect of Dissolved Carbon Dioxide on the pH of water

am BardouhEFFECT OF DISSOLVED CARBON DIOXIDE (CO2) ON pH OF WATERIntroduction:((Carbon Dioxide is a greenhouse gas. It is everywhere ranging from our bodies to the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is produc ...

(7 pages) 35 5 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Global Warming

are responsible for a significant portion of global emissions of methane, the second most important greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide.Petroleum contributes to water pollution in many ways. Petroleum ... five percent of the carbon dioxide emissions. (Stephen Shneider)"Mr. Bush called for stabilizing US greenhouse-gas emissions by 2025, a goal many scientists say is far less than what's needed to turn ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming-(Reseach Paper)

man, natural, and other gas emissions. (Melissa Phillips). This results in an increased emission of greenhouse gases. (Caroline Quatman). Short-wave solar radiation sinks into the Earth's atmosphere a ... race gases. (Brent C. Willhoite)Climate changes occur in our earth's atmosphere due to a buildup of greenhouse gases. Greenhouse gases can occur naturally as well as a result of human activities. (Mel ...

(4 pages) 77 2 2.7 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming and the Evil Axes

he carbon component in them combines with the oxygen in the air, and form carbondioxide, which is a greenhouse gas. Like other greenhouse gases, carbondioxide is a heat-trapping gas, and causes the he ... and the CO2 concentration in the air. After the Industrial Revolution, humanity started to release greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. The energy needed for that development has been provided from fo ...

(10 pages) 38 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental Factors

be immersed in ecological environmental factors. Domestically PepsiCo has pledged themselves to the Greenhouse Gas Cuts, hoping to reduce gas emissions enough to equal the use of 5 million automobiles ...

(5 pages) 118 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Global Warming

or more.The temperature of the air near the world's surface gets hotter through the process called greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect is a common occurrence that happens when shortwave light co ... ence that happens when shortwave light come, from the sun to the world and through a thick layer of greenhouse gases. Some greenhouse gases are producing naturally while others are the direct result o ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays

my holiday

and there could be severe floods, tornados, hurricanes and blizzards. Global warming also produces greenhouse gases that are gases which are natural and make up a kind of thermal blanket over the ear ... ernments can do to stop global warming: Governments also has long-term plans to lower CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions even further. The Climate Change Act includes legally binding targets, incl ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions