Human causes of climate change

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  • Created on: 10-02-18 08:31
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  • Human Causes of Climate change
    • CO2
      • Global concentration increased by 30% since 1850
      • Estimated 60% of enhanced greenhouse effect
      • Burning fossil fuels in industry and power staions
      • Car exhuast
      • Deforestation and burning of wood
    • Nitrous Oxides
      • Very small concentration by 300x more effective than CO2
      • Agricultural fertilisers
      • Sewage treatment
      • Car exhuasts
      • Power stations producing electricity
    • Methane
      • Accounts for 20% and is very effective in absorbing heat
      • Burning biomass for energy
      • Rice farming
      • Decaying organic matter in landfill sites
      • Farm livestock

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