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    characteristic of ancient science, many common ideas about optics were “hit or miss”, so to speak. Certain Greek thinkers had hypotheses about optics which are more or less in line with modern principles, but many held firmly to ideas which are at odds with the current understanding of reality. I discuss extramission theory (a hallmark of Greek optical science), the work of the atomists Democritus and Leucippus who rejected it and presented compelling (but flawed) alternative frameworks, the contrasting views of pivotal (and ubiquitous) philosophers Plato and Aristotle, Euclid’s highly mathematical and geometric treatment of optics, and Ptolemy’s…

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    standard set by the importing country in energy saving and emission reduction, will be levied tariffs. In 2009 France proposed in 2010 will to foreign imports impose a "carbon tariff", the tariff rate will be for per ton of carbon dioxide emissions charge Euro 17, later also will be gradually increasing. June 2009 through the clean energy and Security Act provisions, from 2020 onwards United States from failed to take measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases national iron and steel,…

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    the differences of measurement and disclosure on carbon emissions and greenhouse gas related activities. In the end, the motivations to improve the quality of disclosure are analysed. Carbon accounting in UK and Russia: UK established the Climate Change Act in 2008 which is first legally binding target on climate change in the world. The aim of the act is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at least 80% before 2050(Committee on…

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    Genferal 1 – environmental impacts from the use of automobiles has centered on emissions, climate change and fuel economy. 2 – About three-quarters of the average car can be recycled. 2 - Eighty to 90% of a vehicle’s environmental impact comes from fuel consumption and emissions that lead to air pollution and greenhouse gases. Brake Debris and Tire Particles 1. Substances raise toxicity levels in nearby soilds and in the case of timre particles, lead to the formation of black carbon. Cause…

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    greenhouse gas emissions on automobiles, partners with private businesses to reduce industry emissions and reduces the agency 's emissions. The government also partners with other countries and makes commitments to reduce air pollution worldwide (Epa.gov, n.d.). The Environmental Protection Agency is working on new regulations specifically for heavy-duty engines and vehicles to reduce the emissions and increase the efficiency of these vehicles as of 2014. Industrial emissions are governed by the…

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    perceived environmental victory of a Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to support stricter emissions controls. First, it will discuss how the law must balance competing scientific opinions and make decisions in light of uncertainty. Next, this paper will discuss the different stakeholders who have concern in this situation, delineating their interests, as well as which stakeholder should have the priority position. Finally, it will discuss the effect on State regulations if the Federal government,…

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    the achievement of its target on the basis of five key indicators: energy, water, waste, CO2 and emission of solvent” (Volkswagen Well Built: Production. Retrieved from http://en.volkswagen.com/en/company/responsibility/environmental-responsibility/production.html) Environmental indicator CO2 Emission From the bar charts (see figure 1), we could find both direct CO2 emission and total CO2 emission per vehicle are reduced year by year. However, the total CO2 per year emission per year have risen…

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    California Wildfires Essay

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    that was burned down now also takes longer to recover as well. Wildfires are also contributing more to climate change through emissions that previously thought. One hectare, or about two and a half acres, of redwood forest can store an amount of carbon equivalent to the annual greenhouse gas emissions generated by more than 500 Americans (Yang, 2015). “Large-scale fires in western and southeastern states can pump as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in a few weeks as the states ' entire…

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    Carbon Emission Essay

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    tons of carbon dioxide. In addition, the USA has one of the highest per capita for carbon emission, which is around 17.62 metric tons of carbon dioxide per person. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that carbon dioxide emissions are causing the gradual heating and change of the Earth’s climate since it is a greenhouse gases that locks in the thermal energy from the sun. the heat caused by the gas itself is not an issue since humans are a highly adaptive species, but there are other…

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    Working for a lower level upwards allows for more progression and increased efficacy of resolving a problem. As every place differs from another the idea of using cap and trade within the bottom up approach allows for the bigger more energy efficient companies to trade their carbon cap trade to other business. When looking at the top down approach we can connect that to the Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto protocol is a treaty signed internationally in 1992 at the United Nations Framework Convention on…

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