klimaproblem? usa & deutschland - ein vergleich

Geschrieben von tar am 03.03.2007 20:21:00:

USA DEUTSCHLAND
Derzeitige Umweltprobleme:

- air pollution resulting in acid rain in both the US and Canada;

- the US is the largest single emitter of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels;

- water pollution from runoff of pesticides and fertilizers;

- limited natural fresh water resources in much of the western part of the country require careful management;

- desertification

 

- emissions from coal-burning utilities and industries contribute to air pollution;

- acid rain, resulting from sulfur dioxide emissions, is damaging forests;

- pollution in the Baltic Sea from raw sewage and industrial effluents from rivers in eastern Germany;

- hazardous waste disposal;

- government established a mechanism for ending the use of nuclear power over the next 15 years;

- government working to meet EU commitment to identify nature preservation areas in line with the EU's Flora, Fauna, and Habitat directive

Internationale Umweltvereinbarungen: (unterzeichnet, aber nicht bestätigt)

- Air Pollution,
- Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides,
- Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants,


- Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds,
- Antarctic-Environmental Protocol,
- Antarctic-Marine Living Resources,
- Antarctic Seals,
- Antarctic Treaty,
- Biodiversity,
- Climate Change,
- Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol,
- Desertification,
- Endangered Species,
- Environmental Modification,
- Hazardous Wastes,
- Marine Dumping,
- Marine Life Conservation,
- Ozone Layer Protection,
- Ship Pollution,
- Tropical Timber 83,
- Tropical Timber 94,
- Wetlands,
- Whaling

 - Air Pollution,
- Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides,
- Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants,
- Air Pollution-Sulfur 85,
- Air Pollution-Sulfur 94,
- Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds,
- Antarctic-Environmental Protocol,
- Antarctic-Marine Living Resources,
- Antarctic Seals,
- Antarctic Treaty,
- Biodiversity,
- Climate Change,
- Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol,
- Desertification,
- Endangered Species,
- Environmental Modification,
- Hazardous Wastes,
- Law of the Sea,
- Marine Dumping,
- Ozone Layer Protection,
- Ship Pollution,
- Tropical Timber 83,
- Tropical Timber 94,
- Wetlands,
- Whaling

Quellen:
USA: https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/us.html
DEUTSCHLAND: https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/gm.html



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