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environmental audit

an examination of an organization's production, distribution and marketing activities which concentrates upon the environmental impact of these activities. Green audits can assist an organization in identifying sources of environmental pollution or excessive resource usage so that it can then seek to improve its performance.
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We thus conclude that the same physics that lead to a positive greenhouse effect and radiative forcing over most of the globe produce a negative greenhouse effect and radiative forcing under the extreme climate conditions found over the Antarctic Plateau.
This negative greenhouse effect, Notholt and colleagues propose, results from the region's frigid temperatures, the lowest on Earth (SN: 1/25/14, p.
Students also demonstrate misunderstanding about the greenhouse effect and its processes.
Thus, any progress presumes increasing the greenhouse effect, and this is where the problem lies, as those who have achieved progress seek to impose participation and equality in combating emissions, which for developing countries would be equivalent to preventing them from achieving progress.
Transferring carbon from atmospheric carbon dioxide into the soil, not only reduces the greenhouse effect, but increases the fertility of the soil.
Because they behave like the panes in a greenhouse, they are called greenhouse gases, and their influence on Earth's temperature is called the greenhouse effect.
In 1976, he was serving as a principal investigator on the Pioneer Venus Orbiter when a Harvard postdoctoral researcher asked him to help calculate the greenhouse effect of human-generated emissions on the Earth's atmosphere.
8% of the emission of greenhouse effect gas produced by the company in fiscal 2005.
As a result, the process driving variation in carbon dioxide, whether it be ventilation of the ocean or iron fertilization by windblown dust, causes changes in concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide that then becomes an important control on global temperature through the greenhouse effect.
So while the greenhouse effect has been warming the planet, global dimming has cooled it a bit, which means that global warming is occurring faster than anyone realized.
The electricity and heat currently used by Volvo Trucks' plant in Tuve are produced in part from fossil fuels, which in themselves lead to emissions of carbon dioxide and which in turn contribute to the Greenhouse Effect.