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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_policy_of_the_United_States

The environmental policy of the United States is a federal governmental action to regulate ... Due to increasing scientific consensus on global warming and political pressure ... The United States has chosen to use rules, primarily through regulation. ... Such a plan was implemented for SO2 emissions in the 1990 Acid Rain ...

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. .... In every case, the risk of oil spills poses a serious environmental threat. ... Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions, primarily the result of burning coal, contribute to acid rain and the formation of ..... We, the undersigned, believe that:.

www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/znsk7ty/revision

Learn about pollution, fossil fuels, acid rain and the greenhouse effect as well as ... The effects of burning fossil fuels include the production of acid rain and an ...

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.michellehenry.fr/earthwq.htm

Apr 3, 2016 ... a) Compounds produced by the incomplete burning of gasoline and the evaporation of such things as industrial solvents and oil paints. ... 4) Acid rain, d) A colorless, odorless, deadly gas created mainly by the ... What are the effects of air pollution ? ..... They prevent "Global Warming" from happening. = .

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 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 ... Polar bears hunt seals from sea ice in the Arctic. ... began an effort to warn people of the dangers of too much sun.

rashidfaridi.com/2008/06/10/smog-and-acid-rain

Jun 10, 2008 ... Acid rain can damage crops, forests, wildlife populations, and cause ... So the increased use of natural gas would provide for fewer acid rain ... from the combustion of oil, and 99 percent lower than burning coal. .... now, Thinking of getting a hybrid vehicle feeling global warming conscious ... Treasure Hunt.

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

A major cause of global warming is the attitude of mankind to Nature. ... caused by burning fossil fuels has been identified as the major reason for the ... energy demand is currently supplied by the fossil fuels coal, oil or gas. .... The increase in carbon dioxide and other pollutants in the air has also led to acid rain, where ...