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    pollutant gases in the atmosphere

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    Complete the following table, then respond to the questions that follow:

    Issue Sources Health/Environmental Effects
    Carbon dioxide (CO2)
    Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
    Ground-level ozone (O3)
    Sulfuric acid (H2SO4)

    Note: Some pollutants may not have direct health effects.

    Choose one of the following atmospheric issues: air pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, and acid deposition. Then, respond to the following:
    ? What air pollutants combine and contribute to this issue?
    ? Briefly describe the health and environmental problems caused by the selected atmospheric issue.
    ? Provide one key solution to help either reduce the effects or recover from the effects of the selected issue.

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    Issue Sources Health / Environmental Effects

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) combustion of carbon-based fuels (aside from natural sources such as animal respiration) / causes enhanced thermal capacity of the atmosphere contributing to climate change ...

    Solution Summary

    Brief answer with sources regarding several common atmospheric pollutants and associated health effects