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Velda Stanton

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What type of resource is coal

Coal is a nonrenewable resource!natural

Why is air pollution a global problem

because winds can blow air pollution around the world so it can move from china to Europe to Asia and all around the world that's why its a global problem

How can you protect your environment for future generations

The best way to protect your environment for future generations is to clean it. You should pick up trash even if it is not yours you can save the water also

What is ocean acidification

Ocean Acidification: The declining pH (increased acidification) of the oceans due to increased CO2 emissions globally.

Which can support more weight paper or plastic grocery bags

Paper bags. Because it is made from kraft paper and plastic grocery bags are made from plastic, which kraft paper is stronger than plastic, so paper bags can support more weight.

What is one disadvantage on solar energy

One disadvantage of using solar energy is paying for the installing of the merchandise to collect solar energy.

How does marshlands get effected by climate change

Depending upon the location, climate change is expected to have different relative outcomes. Although temperature increases are largely expected globally (which is going to increase evapotranspiration), changes to rainfall vary considerably between places. Many places are expected to receive less rainfall, which, with increased evapotranspiration, are going to increase the desiccation of marshlands.

Which of the following could be either a point or non-point source of water pollution in North Carolina

illegal dumping

Is ground ozone a primary or secondary pollutant

Secondary Pollutant

What law of states that energy cannot be created or destroyed

That law is known as the Law of Conservation of Energy. It is also known as the First Law of Thermodynamics.

Is a nonrenewable resource

Petroleum is a nonrenewable resource.

What are the advantages and the disadvantages of a hydrogen fuel cell car over a hybrid car

Advantages are very low emissions.

Disadvantage is rarity of hydrogen fuel stations.

Which behavior can reduce pollution that occurs due to the burning of coal

Use ceiling fans and reduce air conditioning use in summer.

What is an example of an environmental cost of tar sands extraction

Habitat loss

What happens to water consumption when urban sprawl takes place

Water consumption rises because suburban communities use more water.

Which type of pollution occurs when small particles of soil are suspended in water

Physical pollution

Which of these human behaviors has the greatest potential to harm the environment

Unregulated rates of harvesting resources

Which statement best describes the distribution of Earth's natural resources

Many types of resources are unevenly distributed across the world

Which of these is a possible disadvantage of using wind as a source of energy

Wind turbines take up a lot of space

How can people conserve freshwater resources

Have factories recycle water.

Which of these is a way to help keep freshwater resources renewable

Have factories recycle water

At which rate of population growth is the coal supply on Earth expected to be used up the soonest

High growth

Which of the following strategies can help Earth's coal supply last longer

Build and use solar power plants.

Which of these conservation tactics is the best way to reduce the pollution produced by a coal-burning power plant

Install scrubbers in the power plant.

If the human population continues to grow, what is likely effect on land use

More land will be used for urban centers.

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