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

  • Global Warming: Cause and Effect
    This paper discusses global warming and identifies the greenhouse effect as its primary cause, detailing the gases that contribute to the effect and explaining the effects of global warming on the atmosphere.
  • GLOBAL WARMING.
    Causes & consequences, research, greenhouse effect, impact on environment, treaties & programs to cut pollution, effects of food production, clicatic changes, human health issues.
  • Planets
    This paper compares eight planets in the solar system -- Venus, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus and Pluto-- to the planet Earth in terms of structure, atmosphere, chemical composition, and possibility of life at some time.
  • Alternative Energy and Global Warming
    This paper addresses global warming and the need for alternative energy sources, providing a brief history of the global warming concept, an assessment of stakeholders, an explanation of the greenhouse effect.
  • GLOBAL WARMING & OCEAN CIRCULATION.
    Definitions, natural & man-made causes & climatic effects, changing sea levels, models.
  • 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
  • Global Warming
    Discusses global warming: what it is, causes, effects, and prevention. Defines global warming in scientific terms. Natural warming of the earth's surface and fossil fuels warming. Effects of higher temperatures including disease, floods, drought and lost ecosystems.
  • THE GAIA HYPOTHESIS.
    Roots of ancient hypothesis. Lovelock & Margulis theory. "Earth heals itself," James Kirchner's criticism, concludes hypothesis is infeasible.
  • Global Warming
    Persuasive paper describing how the some of the effects of global warming may have been exagerated to suit political agendas in constructing policy. Reviews the image of global warming. Fear of global warming and greenhouse gases.
  • GLOBAL WARMING.
    Causes, greenhouse effect, debate over evidence, burning of fossil fuels, impact on plant & human life, predictions.
 

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...