Phase 3 Individual Project

Jan 27th, 2015
HelloWorld
Category:
Science
Price: $15 USD

Question description

Carbon dioxide and methane (as well as other gases) in the atmosphere trap heat from the Sun close to the Earth's surface, warming the atmosphere. Combustion of fossil fuels is the largest anthropogenic, or manmade, source of carbon dioxide. From 1860–1994, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose from 280 to more than 350 parts per million. A network of scientists organized by the United Nations predicts that by 2100, if emissions are not reduced, global temperatures and sea levels will increase, islands and shorelines could be inundated, climate zones could shift, and weather could grow more turbulent. To address the issue of climate change, countries from around the world met in Kyoto, Japan in 1997 to develop a binding agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from industrialized countries.

In this project, you will produce a PowerPoint presentation of 10–12 slides (not including the Title and Reference slides) that examines the complex issue of global warming by addressing the following questions:

  • What is the greenhouse effect, and how does it work?
  • Are global warming and the greenhouse effect the same?
  • What are the main greenhouse gases, and what are the natural and anthropogenic sources of these gasses?
  • What is the present level of atmospheric carbon dioxide? Why has carbon dioxide concentration risen since 1860?
  • What are some predicted environmental damages if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced?
  • Based on scholarly research, how certain do you need to be about future predictions before acting on this problem? Discuss computer models or another form of predictive research.

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
(997)
School: New York University
PREMIUM TUTOR

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

8 Reviews


Summary
Quality
Communication
On Time
Value
Five Star Tutor
Dec 5th, 2016
" Outstanding Job!!!! "
kpcutie
Nov 22nd, 2016
" Excellent job "
Joemoe
Nov 13th, 2016
" <3 it, thanks for saving me time. "
Hemapathy
Nov 8th, 2016
" all I can say is wow very fast work, great work thanks "
pmallory
Oct 30th, 2016
" Totally impressed with results!! :-) "
kevin12622
Oct 17th, 2016
" Goes above and beyond expectations ! "
kiln82
Oct 8th, 2016
" awesome work thanks "
likeplum4
Sep 24th, 2016
" Excellent work as usual "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1828 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors