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The equilibrium sensitivity of the climate

The equilibrium sensitivity of the climate to a doubling of CO_2 ,denoted ΔT_2X is a critical uncertain parameter in the climate change problem. 1a) Briefly explain the procedure by which ΔT_2X is normally calculated. (about 100 words please) 1b) State and explain briefly three major physical (abiotic) feedback pro

Water Management, Pollution, & Global Warming

Describe water management and its effects on the environment. Identify potential impacts of environmental pollution to human and ecosystem health. Identify causes of pollution and its treatments. Explain the causes and effects of global warming.

Atmospheric Issues

Complete the Air Pollution Chart in Appendix D and respond to the questions provided at the bottom of Appendix D: Choose one of the following atmospheric issues : air pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, and acid deposition. Then identify the issue and respond to the following: What air pollutants combine and contrib

Climate Change and Global Warming

A)Briefly define and describe the terms climate change and global warming, then? B)In trying to balance the pro's and con's on the respective sides of this issue; provide one scientific statement and/or argument for your position and then provide one countering statement or argument from the other side. Provide some discussion

Mitigation Strategies and Solutions - Global Warming Paper.

Topic global warming. ? Write a 1450 -word paper in APA format that formulates a mitigation plan for your specific environmental problem which is global warming. Include the following: o Detailed description of the problem o Nonliving and living factors that contribute to or are affected by the problem o Positive or n

Evidences of Global Warming

Is global climate change (typically referred to as "Global Warming") really exists, is an imminent threat, and is caused by human activities? Please explain why you take this position using specific evidence and examples.

The Burden of Greenhouse Gases

While reading your favorite magazine in the field, you come to a column that stirs you to respond. In it you read that Article 4 of the U.N. Convention on Climate Change (commonly known as the "Rio Treaty") contains the following paragraph. The developed country Parties...shall adopt national policies and take corresponding m

Analytical summary

Please access the following web site and read the article on "Environmental effects of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide" by Arthur B. Robinson et al. Take a closer look at the figures and based on the information given, write an analytical summary of what the author is describing and write what you think of authors' conclusi

Summarize/answer questions

Review the following sections and post your review summaries on each of the following web sections by focusing on their respective questions http://epa.gov/climatechange/science/index.html on Science of Climate Change Go to the website and go halfway down the page and you will the following: Past Climate Change: Wha

Green House Gases & Burden on Developed Countries

Background: While reading your favorite magazine in the field, you come to a column that stirs you to respond. In it you read that Article 4 of the U.N. Convention on Climate Change (commonly known as the "Rio Treaty") contains the following paragraph. Task: Is it proper to place the burden for the reduction of greenhouse

Global Warming

I need some direction and points of focus on the huge topic below. Impact of global warming on the oceans Impact of warming on the polar regions (melting ice on water and on land) Impact of CO2 on ocean acidity Request: 150 Words: Summary of the three items above Identify Major Stakeholders 150 Words: Stakehol

Weather Conditions - Climate Change and Global Warming

1. Explain and discuss why this statement is correct. "Perhaps more than any other single measurement, atomspheric pressure is the best indicator of current and changing weather conditions." Provide some examples. 2. Briefly define and describe the terms climate change and global warming.

Regarding the issue of climate change and global warming

Regarding the issue of climate change and global warming: NOTE: This essay will have a minimum word requirement of 350 words. Briefly define and describe the terms climate change and global warming, then.... In trying to balance the pro's and con's on the respective sides of this issue; provide one scientific statement and

Atmosphere and Pollution

Describe 3 of the following: 1. Troposphere 2. Forms of air pollution 3. Characteristics of atmospheric radiation 4. Average major composition of the atmosphere 5. Diffusion and dispersion.

Does the U. S. have a moral obligation to reduce emissions?

The US contains 5% of the global population and produces roughly 25% of all greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. also produces roughly a quarter of world GDP. Does the U. S. have a moral obligation to reduce emissions? Why or why not? What are the ethical implications of different approaches? What are the factors associated with t

Creating a climate for change

I need to have a word document outline completed for the presentation on "Climate Change and the Media". I need you to revise slide 7 the one with the examples of bridging metaphors. Those are not examples of bridging mnetaphors and I need examples of bridging metaphors on that slide. Slide 16 needs to be revised as well. I n

Environmental Issues

There are a number of hot topic environmental issues right now. Name some that are affecting you? Then discuss what you believe your environmental responsibilities are in relation to these issues? Do you always measure up to your responsibilities to the environment? Do you fall short? Explain why or why not.

Five Air Pollutants

What are 5 different Air Pollutants of concern to the EPA? Describe its sources, health effects and ways to control each pollutant.

Global Warming or decline of worldwide biodiveristy?

There are numerous global environmental issues. Using authoritative resources, research either global warming or the decline in worldwide biodiversity and answer the following in a 2 - 3-page position paper. If you were a Federal (US) government secretary (maybe the EPA director?) or a delegate to the United Nations in charge

Global warming, its causes and its consequences.

1. What is global warming? Define it in scientific terms. 2. What are the causes of increased greenhouse gases? 3. What country do you think is the largest contributor to global warming? 4. What types of industry emit the most greenhouse gases? 5. 5 policies to help reduce global warming. 6. What will be the penalty if yo

Environmental Law

Give a description of your law. Including date the law was passed and any background information that you can find on why this law was passed (what spurred the law). Do you feel that this particular environmental law outweighs the costs? Has this environmental law improved the environment/situation? Plan on how to

Case Study on Global Warming

I really can use some help with several issues on Global Warming. Any help would be very very thankful. Factual Information !) What are the historical developments in the case of Global Warming? 2) What are the key facts in the case? What environmental theories are involved? 3) What are the scientific,

Opinions on the issue of global warming

There is an ongoing debate over global warming and the effects on the environment. Explain an opinion on an issue of global warming with references for the information that supports it. Include a list of references for the information you found that supports your opinion.