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CO2 Emissions & Pollution

POLLUTION SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR CONTAMINATED WORLD 10 Top 10 Countries with the Highest CO2 Emissions Top 10 Countries with the Highest Per Capita CO2 Emissions 6. Germany 7. United Kingdom 1. China a. Qatar f. Luxembourg 2. United States g. Netherlands Antilles h. Aruba b. United Arab Emirates 3. Russia 8. Canada c. Kuwait 4. India 9. South Korea d. Bahrain i. United States 5. Japan 10. Italy e. Trinidad & Tobago j. Australia Historical & Projected CO2 Emissions China 8000 U.S.A. 6000 4000 India -Russia 2000 Japan million metric 1990 2002 2010 2015 2020 2025 46% 80% tons of America's lakes of items in are too polluted for landfills can be The Environmental Kuznets Curve fishing, swimming, recycled, but (Wealth vs. Pollution) or aquatic life. are not. Pollutants Entering Oceans 300 Martime Transportation Air Pollutants 10% 20% 200 Industrial Wastewater 10% 5% 20% 100 Offshore Oil 5% Litter Farm Runoff Sulfer (kg) Pollution per Capita 30% 5000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 30,000 $GNP per Capita Sewage The Effects of Pollution on Health Air Pollution Lead, Ozone, Particle Matter Soil Contamination Pesticides Water Pollution Bacteria, Parasites, Chemicals 1. Headache/Fatigue 5. Cancer Risk 2. Respiratory Illness 6. Nausea 3. Cardiovascular Illness 7. Skin Irritation 6 4. Gastroenteritis CO2 Emissions vs. MPG for Kelley Blue Book's Top 10 Family Vehicles of 2011 Chevrolet Suburban Honda Odyssey Chevrolet Traverse Ford Flex Ford Explorer Jeep Grand Cherokee Kia Sorento Chrysler 300 Hyundai Sonata Volkswagen Golf Average C0? Emissions* Average MPG* Sources *Highest Average CO? Emission at 11 tons/year at 15K miles/year *Highest Fuel Economy at 26 MPG Infographic brought to you by: Created by

CO2 Emissions & Pollution

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Global warming gets most of the attention, for good reason (the effects of global warming are tremendous), but the costs of dirty energy and dirty tech go far beyond the effects of global warming. Che...


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