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Air pollution and global warming

Mark Z. Jacobson

Air pollution and global warming

history, science, and solutions

by Mark Z. Jacobson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric chemistry,
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Air pollution,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Pollution,
  • Air

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Z. Jacobson
    ContributionsJacobson, Mark Z. (Mark Zachary)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD883 .J37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25101859M
    ISBN 109781107021617, 9781107691155
    LC Control Number2011044340

    Research shows that "a warming climate will lead to more severe air pollution," and that this holds true even if the only factor that changes is temperature, said Patrick Kinney, a professor of. This pollution comes from cars, factories, homes, and power plants that burn fossil fuels such as oil, coal, natural gas, and gasoline. Global warming pollution knows no boundaries. It enters the atmosphere, spreads across the globe, and traps heat around the earth for years after it is emitted. That is why we need to reduce global.

      Air Pollution and Global Warming is exceptionally well-written and presented. This is an ideal text to introduce students to the chemistry and physics of Earth's atmosphere. This accessible textbook provides a practical understanding of chemistry and physics applied to atmospheric science topics, and to the nature, causes and consequences of /5(5). Because global warming is such a serious threat, some scientists and engineers have explored the idea of harnessing the reflective power of some aerosol particles to temporarily combat global warming while non fossil fuel energy sources are being more fully developed. Several climate intervention (also-called ‘geoengineering’) strategies.

      Effects of pollution on visibility, UV radiation, and colors in the sky; 8. International regulation of urban smog since the s; 9. Indoor air pollution; Acid deposition; Global stratospheric ozone reduction; The greenhouse effect and global warming; Energy solutions to air pollution and global : $ Prevention of Global Warming and Air Pollution. Flue Gas Desulfurization Plants / Selective Catalyst Reduction Plants (FGD / SCR) CO 2 Recovery Plants; Waste to Energy System.


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used in refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. How Air Pollution Has Put a Brake on Global Warming In an interview with Yale EnvironmentNorwegian climate scientist Bjørn H. Samset talks about the results of his team’s recent research showing that aerosols linked to human activities cool the.

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