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Global Warming Vocab

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1. Severe rain and drought

2. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010

3. Unusually cold water in the Pacific

4. Unusually warm water in the Pacific

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

6. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds

7. The amount of resources we use

8. Created by chloroflourocarbons

9. 365 days

10. Efficent but produces dangerous waste

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

12. Move large air masses

13. The side of a mountain that faces the wind

14. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment

15. La nina and el nino

16. Used in nuclear reactors

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

18. Move warm and cold air around the globe

19. Between the polar and tropical zone

20. Move huge regional air masses

21. 23.5 degrees

22. Wind - solar - water - geothermal

23. United States

24. Ended 10 -500 years ago

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

26. Increased UV radiation

27. Increase global temperature

28. Takes millions of years to form

29. Near the north or south pole

30. 24 horus

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

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

33. Causes skin cancer and eye damage

34. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel

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

36. Area near the equator

37. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface

38. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment

39. Cold winters and hot summers

40. Severe winters and hurricanes

41. The side of a mountain that is downwind

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

43. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy

44. Atmosphere

45. Level about sea level

46. Mild winters and cool summers

47. Trap energy in the atmosphere

48. Gradual increase of earth's temperature

49. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols

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