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Chapter 9, Problem 56E
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Some people have criticized the idea that fossil-fuel combustion causes global warming. They say that carbon dioxide is a very small and natural component of Earth’s atmosphere and therefore does not pose a problem. Respond to this faulty argument.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given faulty argument regarding fossil fuel consumption is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Carbon dioxide is a colorless and odorless gas.

Global warming is the phenomenon of rising of the temperature of the earth.

Explanation of Solution

Carbon dioxide is formed by the burning of fossil fuels. The carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere is 0.04%, which is a very small percentage. The climate of the earth depends upon the temperature. Carbon dioxide is responsible to raise the temperature of the atmosphere. It is responsible for global warming

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