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  1. CFCs were $28 billion per year industry
    - Scientist Roland and Molina asked for a ban
  2. 15 years later
    Roland and Molina finally convince politicians to slowly phase out CFCs
  3. 1. The amount of CO2 in the atmosphere is increasing by .4% per year
    2. The net effect would be an increase in the global temperature of about 2 degrees Celsius by 2100
    3. Gasses leading to global warming
    - Methane
    - Chlorofluorocarbons
    - Nitrous Oxide
  4. 1. At the poles
    2. Austrilla
    3. New Zealand
    4. South Africa
  5. 1. Takes 10-20 years to reach the stratosphere
    2. Under high UV light CFCs break down
    3. Chemical reactions occur and the CFCs combine with O3 breaking the ozone down
  6. First layer of active and convective weather
    1. Ranges from 11 miles high above the equator to 5 miles high above the poles
    2. Composed of 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen, less than 1% Argon, Carbon Dioxide
    3. Holds atmospheres mass

5 True/False Questions

  1. StratosphereFirst layer of active and convective weather
    1. Ranges from 11 miles high above the equator to 5 miles high above the poles
    2. Composed of 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen, less than 1% Argon, Carbon Dioxide
    3. Holds atmospheres mass

          

  2. Effects- Glacial Melting
    - Flooding of Coasts
    - Changes in climate( change in crops and soils are not appropriate in other regions)
    - Atmosphere Changes ( More hurricanes and storms)

          

  3. Effects1. Skin canver
    - 700,000 Americans develop skin cancer every year
    - After sun damage you wont see the results for 10- 15 years
    2. Decreased immune system
    3. Destruction of plants
    4. Decreased amount of phytoplankton

          

  4. Ways to Reduce CO2The global sunscreen
    Ozone Layer
    1. Ozone is produced when oxygen molecules interact with lightning and UV radiation from the sun
    2. Keeps 99% of the suns harmful UV radiation from reaching Earths surface
    3. Helps protect human skin cancer, cateracts, sun burns, and damage to the immune system
    4. Protects plants and animals and prevents O2 from changing to O3

          

  5. Global Warming1. It would cost about $27 trillion for the US to lower CO2 emissions by 70% in the next 40 years
    - Would save industry $5 trillion
    2. Net savings $2.3 trillion

          

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