logging in or signing up Energy and the Environment bsndev Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 4260 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (2) Dislike it (0) Added: September 05, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: mabotalib (34 month(s) ago) I really liked it. it is very simple and a very effective tool that can be used to increase awarness. Great job. Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: groovychick (50 month(s) ago) can I download this ppt? Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Energy and the Environment : What is the impact of energy production on the environment? Energy and the Environment Fossil Fuels in General : Fossil Fuels in General Global Warming and Acid Rain : Global Warming and Acid Rain Global warming- theory that states that increase in carbon dioxide levels will cause average temperatures to rise Acid Rain- caused by the gases released from burning fossil fuels when they combine with water in the air Impact of Fossil Fuels : Impact of Fossil Fuels Petroleum(oil) : Petroleum(oil) Oil spills- are toxic to living things Petroleum : Petroleum Burning petroleum by-products causes air pollution CO2 released from burning oil adds to global warming NO2 and SO2 contribute to acid rain Coal : Coal Mining for coal disrupts the environment Burning coal pollutes the air Natural Gas(methane) : Natural Gas(methane) Drilling for natural gas disrupts the environment Impact of Windpower : Impact of Windpower Can disrupt the environment Impact of Geothermal Energy : Impact of Geothermal Energy There are only a few places on Earth where the magma is close to the Earth’s surface, Elsewhere, very deep wells would be needed Deep wells are very expensive Impact of Hydroelectric : Impact of Hydroelectric The building of dams can have negative effects on the environment Biomass Fuels Impact : Biomass Fuels Impact Turning crops and garbage into energy is expensive Nuclear Energy Impact : Nuclear Energy Impact Radioactive waste from nuclear power plants is dangerous to living things You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.