View Cart
For more information
Call 1-800-351-0222

Home > ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES > CARBON DIOXIDE & GREENHOUSE EFFECT. >

CARBON DIOXIDE & GREENHOUSE EFFECT.

Dangers to environment of build-up of carbon dioxide in atmosphere, emission & exchange, statistics, impact of temperature increase, future.
Details
Citations 28
Citation Style MLA
Sources 6
Pages 14
Price: $56.00
From the Paper
CARBON DIOXIDE AND THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT
Scientists all over the world are growing increasingly concerned about the steady buildup of trace gases in the atmosphere. Presently, the most abundant trace gas in the atmosphere is carbon dioxide (CO2). This has been due primarily to the use of fossil fuels. Several studies have concluded that CO2 emissions may alter the radioactive balance of the earth, increasing the global temperature and dramatically changing global climate (Jager, "Floating" 6).
The "greenhouse theory," which states that increases in CO2 will warm the earth, was first developed by scientists before the turn of the century. This theory holds that CO2 and other "greenhouse" gases in the atmosphere allow the sun's ultraviolet and visible radiation to penetrate and warm the earth, with the

Also Search for CARBON DIOXIDE & GREENHOUSE EFFECT. in all categories
 

Related Essays

  • THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT.
    Causes & problems of excessive heating of earth through carbon dioxide build-up.
  • GLOBAL WARMING.
    Pros & cons on planetary dangers of warming, focusing on need for balancing environmental & economic needs.
  • Global Warming
    Discusses the causes, nature, and consequences of global warming or human induced climated change, and recommends responses. Discovery of the greenhouse effect in planetary atmospheres; role of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere; evidence for human-induced global warming. Consequences of climatic instability, including disruption of global food production. Technological and social responses to global warming.
  • OZONE-LAYER DEPLETION.
    Human causes, destructive results, ways to prevent it.
  • implications of carbon-dioxide emission control on financial management in general and capital budgeting in particular
    implications of carbon-dioxide emission control on financial management in general and capital budgeting in particular
  • SOLAR ENERGY.
    Advantages: cost factor; inexhaustible source; alternative to oil; pollution-free; non-monopolistic. Types & applications.
  • GLOBAL WARMING & OCEAN CIRCULATION.
    Definitions, natural & man-made causes & climatic effects, changing sea levels, models.
  • Air Pollution in Oslo, Norway
    This paper discusses the atmosphere and air pollution in general, and then addresses the problem of air pollution in Oslo, Norway. Describes the makeup of air and causes of pollution.
  • AIR POLLUTION: WORLD-WIDE IMPACT.
    Health hazards; causes; threat to animals & plants; melting of polar ice-caps; ozone layer dangers; need for international solutions.
  • GLOBAL WARMING.
    Definition, causes, effects, possible solutions, costs. Annotated bibliography.
 

Related Pages




/essays/skin/research/images/custom-side.jpg

Become a Premium Member. Buy all pre-written essays for only $2 per page! AND Get $1 of store credit for every $10 you spend!

Testimonials

This makes all the difference.
The staff and writers are true professionals. They are honest and helpful. If you order from them, you are in very good hands.
I'm so happy!
I used to have such a terrible time with writing, but not any more. This company has taken one of my most stressful college experiences and made it easy!
The Best Service Ever!
I really do appreciate Research Assistance. I'm not a good writer and the service really gets me going in the right direction. The staff gets back to me quickly with any concerns that I might have and they are always on time. Thanks a million for your excellent service.

Subjects

 
Show all subjects...