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Global Warming Vocab

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1. Causes skin cancer and eye damage

2. Unusually warm water in the Pacific

3. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy

4. Latitude - altitude - distance from bodies of water - ocean currents

5. Area near the equator

6. 23.5 degrees

7. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment

8. Move warm and cold air around the globe

9. Between the polar and tropical zone

10. Increased UV radiation

11. Average precipitation - temperature and winds over a long period of time

12. The side of a mountain that is downwind

13. Earths postion - solar energy - volcanic activity - plate movement

14. Level about sea level

15. Near the north or south pole

16. Move large air masses

17. The amount of resources we use

18. Used in nuclear reactors

19. Resource that can be replaced as fast as it is used

20. Atmosphere

21. Formed from the remains of organisms that lived millions of years ago

22. Coal - oil - natural gas - petroleum - gasoline

23. La nina and el nino

24. 24 horus

25. How close a location is to the equator or north pole

26. Exists in a fixed amount and is used up faster than it can be replaced

27. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010

28. Cold winters and hot summers

29. Efficent but produces dangerous waste

30. The side of a mountain that faces the wind

31. 365 days

32. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment

33. Trap energy in the atmosphere

34. Created by chloroflourocarbons

35. Severe rain and drought

36. Mild winters and cool summers

37. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface

38. Move huge regional air masses

39. Wind - solar - water - geothermal

40. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols

41. Gradual increase of earth's temperature

42. United States

43. Takes millions of years to form

44. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds

45. Ended 10 -500 years ago

46. Unusually cold water in the Pacific

47. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel

48. Deposits of a mineral in ores that are worth mining

49. Increase global temperature

50. Severe winters and hurricanes