Carbon Emissions & Global Warming 

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Carbon Emissions & Global Warming

Abby Letson, Maeve Mcdonough, Grace Carlisle, Kamren Fulliam, Joshua Goetz

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The release of carbon into the atmosphere due to green house gas emissions. ( https://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles/fast-facts-transportation-greenhouse-gas-emissions)

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C02 is the main greenhouse gas responsible for climate change   ( https://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles/fast-facts-transportation-greenhouse-gas-emissions)

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More than 2.4 million pounds of CO2 per second.  (https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/global-greenhouse-gas-emissions-data)

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Water conservation is a key way to reduce our CO2 output and save our planet from global warming. (https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/global-greenhouse-gas-emissions-data)

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Food production accounts for 83% of carbon emissions each year. (https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/global-greenhouse-gas-emissions-data)

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Buying local food, turning your tv off, and using less water are great ways to lower you Ecological Footprint and lower carbon emissions. ( https://earthhero.com/carbon-emissions)

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Most college students do not have a positive impact on this issue because they usually do not do these things. ( https://earthhero.com/carbon-emissions/)

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Cement production, and deforestation are also pretty large factors in Carbon emissions. ( https://earthhero.com/carbon-emissions/)

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The industrial revolution and the increase of burning fossil fuels (coal, oil, and natural gas) directly correlates to the increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. ( https://earthhero.com/carbon-emissions/)

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Rapid increase in global warming is causing more heat waves, droughts are becoming more intense, and rainstorms are more powerful. ( https://earthhero.com/carbon-emissions/)

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If we stop using fossil fuels, we’ll end global warming. ( https://earthhero.com/carbon-emissions/)

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Recycling is the best thing you can do to reduce your carbon footprint. ( https://earthhero.com/carbon-emissions/)

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The largest source of greenhouse gas emissions come from human activities in the United States.

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The top causes of Carbon emissions are burning fossil fuels for electricity, heat, and transportation.

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62% of our electricity comes from burning fossil fuels, mostly coal and natural gas.

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Plants and trees play a huge role in regulating the climate because they absorb carbon dioxide from the air and release oxygen back into it.

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