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- According to a global study of wind power in 2005 what extent of the world's total energy usage could be satisfied if all viable wind power locations were exploited: 1%; 10%; 75%; or Five times?
- What word, derived loosely from 'two oxygens', refers to a highly toxic group of pollutant chemicals produced typically as by-products from manufacturing processes?
- A photovoltaic module is more commonly known as what?
- Sulphur/sulfur dioxide and (various) nitrogen oxides are the main contributory factors in what unhelpful environmental effect: Acid rain; Landfill run-off; Global warming; or Pesticides?
- What structural modification of oxygen is an air pollutant in the lower atmosphere but beneficial in the upper atmosphere?
- Used in various environmental terminology referring to organic life, what prefix derives from the original Greek meaning 'the course of human life'?
- What is the climate change agreement aimed at stabilizing greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere, named after the Japanese city in which participating nations agreed its framework in 1997?
- Photopollution is a technical alternative word for what sort of pollution?
- In excess of how many gallons of water are lost each day in the USA to leaks, equating to 14% of all 'withdrawals': Six million, Sixty million, Six hundred million; or Six billion?
- The UN Stockholm Convention signed in 2001 seeks to limit the production and use of what, abbreviated to POPs?
- What colourless/colorless, odourless/odorless, poisonous polluting gas is chiefly emitted by small engines typically used in lawn-mowers and chainsaws, etc?
- What highly toxic element was traditionally used in thermometers, posing a substantial safety and disposal risk?
- The 1987 Montreal Protocol concerns specifically, and includes in its full title, substances that deplete what?
- Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and sulphur/sulfur hexafluoride are widely referred to by what collective metaphorical term?
- From the Greek root words for 'house' and 'study of' what term refers to the scientific study of the relationship between living things, and their natural environment?
- An 'R number' identifies what sort of substance having potentially significant impact on global warming when used in heating/cooling applications?
- If electricity costs say 5p (or 5 cents) per kilowatt/hour, how much does a conventional 100W light bulb cost to run in a year if it is left on permanently?
- The DuPont trade name Freon has become an alternative name for which abbreviated compound name strongly associated with global warming?
- The 'R-value' used in the building and construction industry is a measure of what quality of a materials: Life expectancy; Cost; Thermal resistance; or Tensile strength?
- Which three of these waste products are safe and helpful to compost (and by exception which are not): Dairy products, Egg shells, Sawdust, Lard, Fish bones, Tea-bags, Pet waste?
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