global warning


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global warning
  1. Causes of Global Warming
    1. greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide)
      1. man
        1. carbon dioxide, smog coming from automobiles, deforestation, livestock (methane gas)
          1. factories that produce electricity emit 2,500 million tons of gas annually
          2. effects of global warming
            1. temperature increase
              1. The ice is melting worldwide, especially at the poles including mountain glaciers
                1. The sea level rise during the last century has been faster
                  1. Floods and droughts will become more frequent
                    1. Impact on ecosystems
                      1. Many species are vulnerable and eventually die due to arid soils, lack of water and the reduction of bodies and other life forms used to feed
                      2. deforestation
                      3. possible solutions to global warming
                        1. Do not burn or cut the trees, checking the use of fertilizers and pesticides, not throw solid waste in inappropriate places, Regular shuttle service, create public awareness
                          1. reduce the consumption of electricity, limit water consumption, greater use of solar energy, use recycled paper, walk or use public transportation, recycle aluminum cans, plastic and glass as well as the cardboard and paper.
                        2. Scientists made an alarming discovery in the 1980s. They found out that the average temperature of the Earth's surface was slowly rising. This trend is called global warming.
                          1. The Kyoto Protocol
                            1. The Kyoto Protocol on climate change2 is a protocol to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and an international agreement that aims to reduce emissions of six greenhouse gases that cause global warming: carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O), plus three fluorinated industrial gases: hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), in an approximate percentage of at least 5% in the period from 2008 to 2012, compared to 1990 emissions.
                              1. the 10 most polluting countries in the world
                                1. Brazil
                                  1. U.S.
                                    1. china
                                      1. Indonesia
                                        1. japan
                                          1. mexico
                                            1. Indian woman
                                              1. Russia
                                                1. Australia
                                                  1. peru
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