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Global Warming Vocab

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1. The amount of resources we use

2. Move large air masses

3. Increase global temperature

4. Ended 10 -500 years ago

5. Between the polar and tropical zone

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

7. Causes skin cancer and eye damage

8. Ice sheets cover part of earth's surface

9. Wind - solar - water - geothermal

10. Takes millions of years to form

11. Chemicals used in air conditioners - refrigerators and aerosols

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

13. Mild winters and cool summers

14. Created by chloroflourocarbons

15. 24 horus

16. The side of a mountain that faces the wind

17. Gradual increase of earth's temperature

18. Unusually cold water in the Pacific

19. Increased UV radiation

20. Used in nuclear reactors

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

22. Move huge regional air masses

23. The side of a mountain that is downwind

24. Atmosphere

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

26. Activities that benefit society without degrading the environment

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

28. Severe rain and drought

29. Cold winters and hot summers

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

31. Reduced in 1990 and elminiated in 2010

32. Area near the equator

33. Efficent but produces dangerous waste

34. United States

35. 365 days

36. Level about sea level

37. Earth's atmosphere traps solar energy

38. Severe winters and hurricanes

39. La nina and el nino

40. Activities that benefit society but degrade the environment

41. Trap energy in the atmosphere

42. Unusually warm water in the Pacific

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

44. Prevailing winds - mountain ranges - seasonal winds

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

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

47. Near the north or south pole

48. Move warm and cold air around the globe

49. 23.5 degrees

50. Cheapest and dirtiest fossil fuel