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www.ucsusa.org/clean-energy/coal-and-other-fossil-fuels/hidden-cost-of-fossils

Aug 30, 2016 ... When the fuels are burned, they emit toxins and global warming emissions. Even the waste products are hazardous to public health and the ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/acid-rain

Acid rain describes any form of precipitation with high levels of nitric and sulfuric ... The biggest culprit is the burning of fossil fuels by coal-burning power plants, ...

www.conserve-energy-future.com/causes-and-effects-of-acid-rain.php

Causes, effects and solutions of acid rain: Acid rain refers to a mixture of ... Apart from this, burning of fossil fuels, running of factories and automobiles due to ... the climate change effects which started arising due to the occurrence of acid rain .... requirements comes from combusting fossil fuels such as oil, natural gas, and ...

www.epa.gov/nutrientpollution/sources-and-solutions-fossil-fuels

Mar 10, 2017 ... When fossil fuels are burned, they release nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere, which contribute to the formation of smog and acid rain. ... burning of fossil fuels associated with transportation and industry. ... Air pollution from energy production leads to acid rain, excess greenhouse gases, and health risks.

www.newscientist.com/article/dn6231-acid-rain-limits-global-warming

Aug 3, 2004 ... Acid rain restricts global warming by reducing methane emissions ... Global warming itself will only fuel the production of methane as ... “You need to look at the interaction between greenhouse gases and other effects on the biosphere.” ... data on global methane emissions and sulphur pollution along with ...

timeforchange.org/main-cause-of-global-warming-solutions

A major cause of global warming is the attitude of mankind to Nature. ... last 30 years caused by burning fossil fuels has been identified as the major reason for the change ... energy demand is currently supplied by the fossil fuels coal, oil or gas. .... in the air has also led to acid rain, where water falls through polluted air and ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/air-pollution

Apr 4, 2011 ... These air pollution particles traveled with wind currents, eventually ... When acid rain falls to Earth, it damages plants by changing soil ... Like humans, animals can suffer health effects from exposure to air pollution. ... or limit greenhouse gas emissions to combat global warming. ... to think to be caused by.

www.bartleby.com/topics/Essay-on-Fossil-Fuels

the rising prices of fossil fuels such as oil have made many scientists seek an alternative energy source. ... Global warming is the warming near the earth's surface that is a result when the earth's atmosphere traps the ... Environmental Effects of Fossil Fuels Essay ... Another issue related to the use of fossil fuels is acid rain.

www.nytimes.com/2006/06/11/business/worldbusiness/11chinacoal.html

Jun 11, 2006 ... The increase in global-warming gases from China's coal use will probably ... This group consumes a tremendous amount of oil, natural gas, ... Studies have found that the worst effects of acid rain and other ... "I don't think there will be a problem reaching this target before 2010," ... The Hunt for Efficiency

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/pollution

Aug 18, 2011 ... It can also increase the risk of lung cancer. Sometimes ... It comes from burning fossil fuels—coal, oil, and natural gas. ... Wind often carries acid rain far from the pollution source. ... Global warming also contributes to the phenomenon of ocean acidification. ... Polar bears hunt seals from sea ice in the Arctic.