Chemistry of the atmosphere

When was the earth formed?
46 billion years ago
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What was the earths first atmosphere?
Hydrogen & Helium
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What is Volcanic Activity?
Earths early atmosphere at this time was probs like atmosphere of mars & venus today mainly co2 & little or no O2
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What is the earths atmosphere?
20% Oxygen, 80% nitrogen in atmosphere
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What is increased O2 levels?
Algae & plants photosynthesis, algae first started producing o2 about 2.7 bill years ago
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What is Global Climate Change?
Average global temperature increases this could cause global climate change
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What is Carbon Footprints?
Product, service or event is the total amount of Co2 & other greenhouse gases (methane)
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What is Carbon Footprint reduced by?
Wasting less energy, use solar power
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What is the Global Climate Change impact?
rise in sea levels, frequent storms, more droughts
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