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1900 Air Pollution


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This article and included graphs,from the web site accompanying the FRONTLINE NOVA special What's Up with the Weather?, reveals how atmospheric carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxides from coal- and oil-burning power plants, cars, and other fossil-fuel-burning sources have climbed along with the world population, with as yet unknown effects on the climate system.

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    Grade: TK/K to 9

    Topics: Earth's Resources, Current Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Energy & Work, Physics, Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Earth & Space Science, Chemistry

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