english-al gore

need answer to these questions:

2. Why is the picture of Earth taken on Dec. 11, 1972 the most commonly published photograph in history?
4. Why did they choose the middle of the Pacific Ocean for these measurements?
5. What year did Al Gore go to Kyoto, Japan?
Why is Kyoto important?
6. What percent of people in the world get their drinking water from glacier meltwater?
7. Name one of the warm cycles that has occurred in the last 1000 years.
8. How far back does the CO2 record go in Antarctica?
9. What happened on April 3, 1989 that shook Al Gore’s world?
10. What year was the hottest on record (so far)?
11. How many people died in the heatwave in
Europe in 2003? More than 35000
12. How hot did it get in India in 2003?
13. Who warned the Europeans that “The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.”?
15. 35 years ago, there were 225 days each year that you could drive on the Arctic permafrost. How many days can you drive on the permafrost now?
16. By how many percent has the Arctic sea ice extent and thickness dropped over the last 40 years?
17. How soon could the Arctic sea ice be gone in summer?
18. How far have polar bears been seen swimming in open water looking for ice?
19. At what rate does the water in the North Atlantic Ocean sink?
20. What continent was sent back into “ice age” conditions for 900-1000 years when the
ocean conveyor shut down?
21. Approximately how many new diseases have emerged in the last 25 years?
22. How fast is the current extinction rate compared to normal levels?
23. What is the “alarm bell” for global warming?
24. How much would sea level rise if West Antarctica melted?
25. How many people in Calcutta and Bangladesh would be displaced if Greenland or West Antarctica melted?
26. How long will a frog stay in a pot of water that is gradually getting hotter and hotter?
27. What crop did Gore’s family used to farm over the summers?
28. Why did they stop?
29. Who said “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it”?
30. In the balance of the economy vs. the environment, what is weighed against the gold
bars?
32. We already have the technology to reduce
emissions below the level they were in
what year?

Thank you

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asked by bill
  1. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. H opefully something here will help:

    1. http://www.climatecrisis.net/

    2. (You-Tube): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDI2NVTYRXU

    3. (part II of #2): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yo7rmajxxnc

    4. (NPR): http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5441976

    5. (Oprah & Global Warming 101): http://www2.oprah.com/tows/pastshows/200612/tows_past_20061205.jhtml

    6. (CNN): (Broken Link Removed)

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  2. Have you read the book?

  3. No but i have watched the movie.Our teacher gave us those questions and tomorrow we are writing an exam but i don't know all these answers:(well ok i hope it will be OK

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  5. #2..because it was the only picture of earth we had.
    #4.because it was well-mixed and it was without a large of CO2..more remete.
    #5.year 1997.

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  6. root crops

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  7. #12 122 degress farhient

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