GGR333H5 Study Guide - Final Guide: Counterintuitive, Kyoto Protocol, World Bank

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Intro: many types of pollution (water, air, acid rain) Context: but in some of worst places (manchester) no movement against air pollution. smoke was inevitable and innocuous accomplishment of meritorious act of manufacturing. 350 tons of sulphur thrown into air in one winter day. enormous amount of sulphurous acid generated from it. air quality transition ~1900: cleaner energy sources (oil, hydro, natural gas, nuclear, more efficient combustion technology (coal, electrostatic precipitation (us estimates of overall dust collection efficiency for power plants) 1960s smoke problems virtually solved in most common urban areas. In short: air pollution is not a new phenomenon gotten worse and worse (2) energy and air pollution (fundamentals): main components. Definition: substances added to air by human activity that adversely affect environment. pollutants are in the form: gases, small particles of solids (particulates, small droplets of liquid suspended in gas (aerosols) Criteria pollutants: world bank : carbon monoxide (co)

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