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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.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa_pre_2011/energy/mainselectricityrev1.shtml

Electricity is a very convenient form of energy that can be generated using ... The fossil fuels are coal, oil and natural gas. ... Fossil fuels release carbon dioxide when they burn, which adds to the greenhouse effect and increases global warming. ... causes breathing problems for living creatures and contributes to 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 .... gases and lung-damaging pollutants than relying on oil or 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

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

A major cause of global warming is the attitude of mankind to Nature. ... that mankind is causing global warming with the emission of greenhouse gases. ... 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 ...

greenliving.lovetoknow.com/Advantages_and_Disadvantages_of_Non_Renewable_Energy

They include fossil fuels such as oil, natural gas, coal, and uranium used for nuclear energy. ... Non-renewable energy is cost effective and easier to product and use. ... There is little doubt that fossil fuels contribute to global warming. ... photochemical pollution, sulphur dioxide creates acid rain, and greenhouse gases are ...

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.

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/air-pollution

Apr 4, 2011 ... These air pollution particles traveled with wind currents, eventually falling to ... Long-term health effects from air pollution include heart disease, lung ... When acid rain falls to Earth, it damages plants by changing soil ... or limit greenhouse gas emissions to combat global warming. .... coal, oil, or natural gas.

www.climatecentral.org/blogs/are-scientists-confusing-the-public-about-global-warming

Jan 18, 2011 ... “Do you believe in global warming?” ... The release of the memo hints at the disconnect: among the .... and cancer, air pollution and acid rain, and of course, climate change. ... benefit from the prosperity created by burning fossil fuels.” ... in 2011, still debating the basic science and risks of climate change, ...

www.skepticalscience.com/global-warming-not-reversible-but-stoppable.html

Apr 19, 2013 ... Global warming is not reversible but it is stoppable. ... just like the way the acid rain problem was solved once scrubbers were put ... believe that the climate system is going to send more warming our way no matter what we choose to do. ... Since the Industrial Revolution, CO2 from our burning of fossil fuels ...