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(II.A) In the aspect of waste products, solar energy production utilizes noxious compounds such as arsenic and cadmium. Although these chemicals are detrimental, their impacts can be disregarded because present technology allows humans to safely neutralize the compounds’ adverse effects through recycling and proper disposal (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association [NESEA], 2008) Since the production of solar energy does not rely on any form of incineration, it does not release CO2 therefore not contributing to the greenhouse gases present in the atmosphere.
(II.B.1) On the contrary, fossil fuels release greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. According to Goodstein (2005), releasing vast amounts of CO2 in the atmosphere has unpredictable results. The escalation of CO2 in the atmosphere also increases the amount of infrared radiation reflected back to Earth, this in turn slightly warms the planet and causes more water to evaporate. Water vapor is also a powerful greenhouse gas thus amplifying the effect of CO2, which triggers the shrinking of the polar ice caps. Conversely, the extra moisture in the atmosphere holds the possibility of cooling the planet.
(II.B.2) Furthermore, fossil fuels release chemicals that endanger human health. A study found that the burning of fossil fuels releases particles such as PM10, which caused an increase in adult mortality from cardiovascular diseases. Infants exposed to high levels of different PM types suffered sudden infant death syndrome and pregnant women subjected to these particles have had their children’s’ respiratory health adversely affected (Grigg, 2001).
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