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Example Question #1 : Politics And Global Warming
Which of the following class of pollutants has the greatest negative effect of the ozone layer?
Heavy particulate matter
NxOs (nitrous oxides)
CFCs are classically known to be extremely degrading to the ozone layer, so much so that CFCs were banned by the united states in the 1970s in hopes of curbing the expanding of the hole in the ozone layer. CFC's are also very prolific in the stratosphere, which is where the ozone layer resides.
Example Question #2 : Politics And Global Warming
Which of the following greenhouse gasses is not controlled under the Kyoto Protocol?
Although is still technically a greenhouse gas, it is not currently controlled under the Kyoto Protocol due to its inherent nature of being predominately produced naturally. Another reason for this is that water vapor is difficult to track, as it is typically a non-point source of greenhouse gas. Most non-point sources of pollution or waste are normally not controlled under environmental law at this time.
Example Question #3 : Politics And Global Warming
__________ is a politician who believes strongly in climate change and is responsible for the documentary, The Inconvenient Truth.
Al Gore is passionate about climate change and aims to educate citizens about the cause. In 2006, he helped create a documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, which has been credited for raising public awareness. This documentary has also been included in some school's curriculums.