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    Climate change, or global warming, is caused by trapped heat within our atmosphere by greenhouse gases. The three biggest greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrus oxide, which are all produced by animal agriculture. Carbon dioxide is one of the more common greenhouse gases, but methane is twenty times more powerful and nitrus oxide over three-hundred times more powerful. The United Nations have reported that animal agriculture is responsible for eighteen percent of all greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Animal agriculture is the largest emitter of nitrous oxide, generating sixty-five percent of the world’s emissions. It is also the largest methane producer in America. When compared to veganism, the vegetarian practice of consuming no animal products at all, animal agriculture produces about seven times more greenhouse gases. Veganism has also been reported to save one-hundred and fifty percent as much carbon emissions as a Toyota Prius, one of the leading environmentally-friendly cars. A big percentage of animal greenhouse gases is produced from enteric fermentation, the scientific term for belching…

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    advancements and experiments that were going on at the time. These experiments really scared the people at the time, and caused them to be weary of science and the outcomes. Even though scientific advancements and experiments have come a long way since Shelley’s time, there are still some experiments that really scare the people and make them weary of science even today. However, science was a lot more frightening during Shelley’s time than it is now. Mary Shelley grew up during a time where…

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    In 2016, mostly everything is instantaneous: information, media, and most of all our food. People in the western world, particularly Americans, rely on the instantaneousness of food in their daily lives. This benefit of accessibility is also a downfall. The food that millions of Americans consume so readily and easily on a daily basis is not only bad for them, but also the environment. Americans are eating more fast food than ever before. Long gone are the days of home cooked meals every day…

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    Planning Device for 5-pargraph Argument Essay Write out the prompt: In your introduction, briefly summarize Rees 's essay (the nature of the ecological crisis and primary solution as he states it) and establish how concerned you are by sharing the result of your eco-footprint test and reading his essay. Your thesis is to argue that you can (OR CANNOT) make a difference on the personal, national, and global level and explain three solutions as examples - these must be new to you. You cannot…

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    Essay On Locavore Diet

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    Have you considered changing your diet? It’s easier said than done- an average college student may have difficulties think about it, taking on a new diet isn’t simple. Although commitment may seem like a hassle, it comes with benefits as well. Not only does a person become healthier but it changes their lifestyle completely. A person’s mood changes on a daily basis, and so does their energy level, which affects how they feel about themselves. The locavore diet is a completely new distinguished…

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    Taking A Look At Acid Rain

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    1.1 Introduction/ what is Acid Rain? Acid rain, or acid precipitation is a term used to describe any form of precipitation with a pH of less than 5.6. In recent years, the effects of acid rain are being experienced on a global scale with widespread environmental effects. Primarily, acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from the combustion of fossil fuels. However, even pure rainwater is slightly acidic (pH of 5.6-6.5) due to the reaction between H2O…

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    (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) gases. The combustion of high sulphur content fossil fuels can release harmful toxic gases into the air and therefore pose serious environmental problems. Coal, oil and natural gas are major energy resources available in environment where as fuel combustion processes and power plants are the largest contributor of these gases in the form of flue gas. Since coal and petroleum often contain sulphur compounds, their combustion generates SO2 unless the sulphur…

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    die every day while around 1.6 million annual deaths globally are caused by breathing the heavily polluted and toxic air. The fact that the pollution is always increasing, it wouldn’t be long before every person in the world would be breathing the air their bodies were never designed to breathe. Chemicals like sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and numerous other toxic vapor chemicals are present in abundance in the air we breathe. Carbon monoxide, when breathed, enters the…

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    title>INTRODUCTION Optical constants (complex refractive index n, complex dielectric function ϵ, and reflection and absorption coefficients R and α) of materials are of great importance for optical metrology in the semiconductor industry.1,2 A high-performance complementary-metal-oxide-semiconductor process flow with 11 layers of metal requires about 75 photolayers and may contain up to 100 thickness measurements, most of them performed using spectroscopic ellipsometry.3 This technique has…

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    Carbon Dioxide, is a natural occurring chemical compound that consists of one carbon atom and two oxygen atoms. On Earth carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere from respiration, combustion of coal or hydrocarbons, and respiration. However most of the carbon dioxide that is released into the atmosphere is removed by organisms that conduct photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the processes in which organisms, such as, plants, algae and cyanobacteria (bacteria that obtain their energy from…

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