Strategic Bombing During World War 2
2,337 words... y strategy for the Western Allies. Politically, the Casablanca Conference owes its importance to the fact that, at its end, Roosevelt publicly announced a demand for the unconditional surrender of Germany, Italy, and Japan. Both the announcement and the policy of unconditional surrender came in for severe criticism after the war, when it was contended that opposition groups in Germany might have overthrown Adolf Hitler and, negotiated an earlier peace if they had not been discouraged by fear...
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U S Government Sulfur Dioxide And Nitrogen
1,198 words... few examples of how wide spread the acid rain problem is on just man made structures. Effects on Humans When acid rain falls on humans it has really no adverse effect on the outside, humans can even swim in acidic lakes and its doesnt harm them. The serious effects start to take place on the inside of the body and that is respiratory problems. When sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions gives risk to respiratory problems such as dry coughs, asthma, headaches, eye, nose, and throat irrit...
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Million Tons Electronic Devices
507 wordsEventually, at the current rate of deforestation, there will be no trees. We must look for alternatives to wood fibers. I for one would not like see the day that money hungry business man cut down the last tree for such a now useless object such as paper. Nowadays, with computers, there is no need for paper other than for printing. Paper use can be seriously decreased if we would just accept computers as a superior alternative to paper. If we would start using more Palm Pilot like devices and us...
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Municipal Solid Waste Environmental Protection Agency
581 wordsMunicipal Solid Waste Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) is becoming an increased concern for the United States. U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (MSW Website n. p. ) defines municipal solid waste as trash or garbage consisting of everyday items such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bottles, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries. In 2003 Americans produced more than 236 million tons of municipal waste, which is approximately 4. 5 pounds of waste per p...
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Alternative Energy Sources Environmental Protection Agency
1,829 wordsROLE OF ENERGY IN BIOLOGY Introduction For a long time now, people have been curious about living things and how they live and relate to each other. Scientists form concepts and principles about these living things so that people will understand their environment better (The Living Environment). To start with, living organisms are made of the same kind of materials as all other matter, using the same kinds of energy. The different types of individual organisms have been present on earth for a lo...
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Balance Of Payments Largest
2,399 wordsBrazil earned the reputation of being a? miracle economy? in the late 1960 s when double-digit annual growth rates were recorded and the structure of the economy underwent rapid change. Since 1981, however, Brazil? s economic performance has been poor in comparison to its potential. The country? s dramatic reduction in output growth, which averaged an annual GDP growth of only 1. 5 percent over 1980 - 93, reflected its inability to respond to the events of the late 1970 s and 1980 s. Some events...
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Second Law Of Thermodynamics Existence Of God
1,625 wordsDescription for the existance of God The existence of God is a subject that has occupied schools of philosophy and theology for thousands of years. Most of the time, these debates have revolved around all kinds of assumptions and definitions. Philosophers will spend a lifetime arguing about the meaning of a word and never really get there. One is reminded of the college student who was asked how his philosophy class was going. He replied that they had not done much because when the teacher tried...
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Knight Ridder Tribune U S Steel
2,954 wordsForeign Dumping Of Steel INTRODUCTION Foreign steel producers plague the U. S. steel industry with unfair competitive practices. This practice is referred to as dumping. Dumping of foreign steel has been a problem throughout the history of the U. S. steel industry. In the 1990 s dumping has become more of a problem, due to the breakdown of the Russian economy and its transition from Capitalism to a free-market economy. According to Microsoft Encarta 98 (1998), Free-Market Economy, is an economic...
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Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Act
1,937 wordsIn the past century, one of the greatest threats to North Americas aquatic ecosystem has been the widespread acidification of hundreds of thousands of waterways. Acid rain has effected plant and animal life within aquatic ecosystems, as well as microbiology activity by affecting the rates of decomposition and the accumulation of organic matter. What causes this poisonous rain, and what can be done to improve North Americas water quality and prevent future catastrophes? To answer these questions,...
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Million Tons Energy Consumption
369 wordsENERGY CONSUMPTION The United States of America uses more than one fifth of the worlds resources. Energy consumption doubled between 1952 and 1972 and although consumption has slowed it continues to rise at an alarming rate. In the 1940 s the U. S. A exported fuel but by 1952 it was importing large amounts of oil and coal. Since 1981 the cost of fuel imports has been over 75 billion a year. The U. S. A is now being forced to mine oil and natural gases in places like deep-sea basins. Only 6 % of ...
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Fossil Fuels Toxic Waste
5,812 wordsEvironmentalism: The Next Step Broad Social Change Through Personal Commitment Introduction In the last thirty years, America has witnessed an environmental revolution. New laws like the 1963 Clean Air Act and the 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act forged new ground in political environmentalism. Social phenomena like Earth Day, organized by Dennis Hayes in 1970, and the beginning of large-scale recycling, marked by Oregon's 1972 Bottle Bill, have help change the way Americans think about the environm...
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Fuel Cells Carbon Dioxide
2,400 wordsThe purpose Fuel Cells Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to inform you why fuel cells are a good source of energy. In principle a fuel cell operates like a battery. Unlike batteries fuel cells dont run down or require recharging. In the first section the energy source will be defined and described. The three sub-sections are; how they work, current us, and the future of fuel cells. In the second section the two criteria chosen will be defined. The two criteria are environmental friendliness...
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Fossil Fuels Population Growth
1,963 wordsTwo hundred Malthus MALTHUS Two hundred years ago, Thomas Robert Malthus, a British economist, wrote An Essay on the Principle of Population in which he argued that the world population would increase faster than the food supply, with disastrous results for the general human welfare. A world population of 250 million at the time of Christ has now grown to 5. 7 billion in spite of wars, plagues, famine, and epidemics. World food production has been keeping pace with population growth until recent...
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Sierra Madre Yucatan Peninsula
7,603 wordsCountry Profile Country Formal Name: Mexico Mexico Country Profile Country Formal Name: United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicans). Short Form: Mexico. Term for Citizen (s): Mexican (s). Capital: Mexico City (called M&execute; &execute; mexico or Ciudad de M&execute; &execute; mexico in country). Date of Independence: September 16, 1810 (from Spain). National Holidays: May 5, commemorating the victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla; September 16, Independence Day. Mexico Geography ...
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Ozone Layer Million Tons
1,641 words? Ours, a water planet. The ocean covers 71 percent of the surface of the globe, and it constitutes over 90 percent of all habitable space on Earth. It? s total volume is around 300 million cubic miles and its weight is approximately 1. 3 million million million tons. No wonder that Arthur C. Clarke, scientist and writer, once remarked that it was? inappropriate to call this planet Earth, when clearly it is ocean. (Mulvaney 28). Ocean pollution is growing out of control, and the clean up of our ...
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Fresh Kills Landfill Municipal Solid Waste
1,155 wordsWaste is a problem, a problem that is on the increase. Europe produces one hundred and thirty million tons of household garbage, 324 million tons of solid industrial waste and 30 million tons of hazardous waste every year. Disposing of this waste is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive, and many countries are considering burning municipal solid waste to produce energy as an alternative to traditional methods of disposal such as landfill. The most important reason for which landfills are...
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Fresh Kills Landfill Municipal Solid Waste
3,346 words+ Introduction Did you know? Americans use enough cardboard each year to make a bale as big as a football field and as high as the World Trade Center Towers. We even throw away so much aluminum every three months that we can rebuild our entire commercial air fleet. Each person, yes, included you, in America creates about 4. 4 pounds of trash every single day. Did you also know? That it takes 100 years for tin to break down, 500 years for aluminum, and glass takes one million years. One reason ga...
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Cattle Ranching Shifting Cultivation
2,234 wordsname = Shiv Sudan email = publish = yes subject = Science title = Rainforest Destruction papers = Introduction With the increase of rainforest destruction that is taking place, it could take ten years for the rainforests to be destroyed for good. If we dont restrain or take action towards the destruction there is no telling what will happen to the world. Most scientists have predicted that at the rate that we are going at there will be no rainforests left by the year 2050. Long ago, rainforest w...
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Sea Level Canal President Woodrow Wilson
7,690 wordsIs it really worth building a canal in Nicaragua? With news of Nicaragua adopting the idea of a dry canal the first question that should come to mind is, is it really worth building a canal in Nicaragua? Many people look at Panama with its enviable economy and say that Nicaragua needs a canal but they don t realize the problems it brings. Many people know exactly the history of the Panama Canal but few know how many people died to build it, and how many troubles it has created for Panama. Canal ...
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Environmental Protection Agency Greenhouse Gases
3,141 words65279; The Environmental Concerns of the Livestock Industry The United States leads the way in a global trend toward increased meat consumption. The average American consumes almost twice his or her own body weight in meat every year. World meat production has surged nearly fivefold in the last fifty years, from 44 millions tons in 1950, to 211 million tons in 1997. This growing manufacturing of meat for food is creating new pressures on land and water resources, contributing to water polluti...
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