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The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change (which includes Global Warming). The Greenhouse Effect. Good. Bad. Global Warming. Good. Bad. The Greenhouse Gases. Nitrous Oxide. Water Vapor. Methane. Carbon Dioxide. Carbon Dioxide (CO 2 ) -Sources - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change (formerly called Global Warming)

The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change (which includes Global Warming)The Greenhouse EffectGood

BadGlobal WarmingGood

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Water VaporCarbon DioxideMethaneNitrous OxideThe Greenhouse GasesCarbon Dioxide (CO2)-SourcesBurning fossil fuels (gasoline for cars, coal for electricity)Cutting down and burning forests.-Ways to reducePlant more trees/plantsReduce the amount of fuel and electricity we use.Methane (CH4)SourcesCowsRotting VegetationWays to reduceEat less beef and dairySlow population growthWater Vapor (H20)SourcesTranspiration of plantsNaturally OccurringWays to reduceWarmer air can hold more water vapor.Keep the atmosphere from warming.Nitrous Oxide (N2O)SourcesSoil, Manure and Sewer ManagementWays to reduceEat less beef and dairySlow population growth

What is happening/might happen?Average global temperature rise of C.Glaciers and ice caps melting/rise in sea level.Changes in climates and severity of weather.Organisms will migrate or die out.Our breadbasket might move to Canada.Diseases and invasive species spread.A link to EPAs Climate Change SiteDo you care?What can you do?How can the following help reduce greenhouse gasses?Stop breathing (just kidding . . . I said just kidding)Riding your bicycle/scooter/skateboard/walkTurning off (and unplugging) your appliancesTurning lights off/using ambient (outside) lightTurning the heat down & wearing a sweatshirtTaking shorter showersGrowing your own foodBuying local foodEating all of your food (no food waste)Planting/protecting plantsHow can the following help reduce greenhouse gasses?ReduceClothesWater UsageReuseBagsBinders/foldersFood containersBackpacks

How can the following help reduce greenhouse gasses?RethinkCell phones/electronicsClothesRecyclePaperPlasticTELL OTHER PEOPLE (preferably without being too judgmental)

How can the following help reduce greenhouse gasses?Join YMCA Earth Service Corps

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