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What is Acid Rain and What Causes It?
About half of the acidity in the atmosphere falls back to earth through dry deposition. The wind blows these acidic particles and gases onto buildings, cars, homes, and trees. Dry deposited gases and particles can also be washed from trees and other surfaces by ...
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CRU Information Sheet no. 2: The Causes of Climatic Change
Volcanic pollution Explosive volcanic eruptions can inject large quantities of dust and ...
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Basic Information | Air and Radiation | US EPA
These activities add gases and particles to the air we breathe. When these gases and particles accumulate in the air in high enough concentrations, they can harm us and ...
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FMI - Research - Atmosphere - Ozone and UV radiation
Diffuse radiation arises from the radiation scattering process caused by atmospherical gases and particles. UV radiation is at its strongest at noon in mid-summer. Due to the current ... the stratosphere. Pollutants in the air may have enhanced the ozone loss caused by those particles. The extent of the observed ozone losses have to be compared with the significant ...
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The Oil Crash and You - Auto-Free Times No. 18
Burning coal in homes pollutes air with acrid smog containing acid gases and particles. Large pollution & environmental problems: (Smog, greenhouse gases, and acid rain). Liquid fuels from coal: Major pollution, very inefficient, and huge ...
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Renewable Energy - Biomass including wood, MSW, and biofuels, carbon cycle, photosynthesis
Plants that burn waste to make electricity must use technology to prevent harmful gases and particles from coming out of their smoke stacks. The particles that are filtered out are added to the ash that is ...
www.eia.doe.gov


Protect Your Family and Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | Publications | Indoor Air | Air | US EPA
DONíT idle the car in a garage -- even if the garage door to the outside is open. Fumes can build up very quickly in the garage and ... (publisher of Consumer Reports), the American Gas Association, and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) can help you make an ...
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volcanoes and climate
Volcanoes affect the climate through the gases and dust particles thrown into the atmosphere during eruptions. The effect of the volcanic gases and dust may warm or cool the earth's surface ... size of the dust particles. Particles the size of sand grains fall out of the air in a matter of a few minutes and stay close to the volcano. These particles have little effect ...
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Ventilation - no-smoke.org
Additionally, heating, ventilation, and ... this reduction doesn't eliminate hazardous toxins and gases found in secondhand smoke. ANR, its members, and all nonsmokers achieved a significant victory in ...
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energy efficient homes: greenhouse gas-"Is Global Warming caused by greenhouse gases or by the Sun?"
Sun?" By: Per Strandberg Most scientists believe that the current global warming is caused by man-made emissions of greenhouse gases and that the most important of these gases ... less clouds form and the Earth warms. Usually clouds higher up in the atmosphere are almost always ionized from both low and high energy particles because both those types of particles penetrate high ...
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