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  1. - 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)
  2. The 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
  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. 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
  6. good
    different elements in the atmosphere such as H2O vapor, CO2, CH4, N2O, CFC5 hold solar radiation in the form of heat in our atmosphere

5 True/False questions

  1. Chlorofluorocarbons since 1930bad
    increase in average global temperature


  2. ThermosphereFirst 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


  3. Roland and Molina's findings1. 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


  4. MesosphereTemperature decreases with altitude


  5. Global Warmingbad
    increase in average global temperature