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The burning of fossil fuels creates acid rain; the burning of these fuels creates nitric and sulphuric acid, as well as contributing to the greenhouse effect.

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Daniel Haines 10E Essay 3 The burning of fossil fuels creates acid rain; the burning of these fuels creates nitric and sulphuric acid, as well as contributing to the greenhouse effect. The pollutants go into the atmosphere and change the pH of the rain from slightly acidic to very acidic. The acid rain is the rain, which is very acidic this rain can destroy forests and lakes. The Christian teaching of the nature of the world is that the world was created by god and it was good, and should not be abused. This means that Christians have to regard the whole of creation as a gift from god, to be used by humans in the way in which god intended. ...read more.

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Christian teaching states that we were put on Earth by God and that God created both the Earth and humans we should not abuse the planet by polluting it. These teachings encourage people to fight pollution because they tell us that we were put on the earth by god and that life is a gift from god and we should not abuse it. Because the Earth is the lord's we should clean it up because humans do not own the Earth and it was a gift, these teachings may encourage people to fight pollution. Some people say that there would be no environmental problems if people did take religion seriously, because Christian teaching states that we should take care of the Earth ...read more.

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It would not matter if people took religion seriously, no one would stop using cars and factories because it would seriously effect the world in which we live in, true that stopping using cars and factories would cut down in acid rain, but the modern world would be in chaos. I think that acid rain can be reduced by less amounts of cars and factories being used, and when new cars are manufactured, they should be made with some sort of acid filter, which neutralises the pH level of the acid coming out of the exhaust, to cut down on the amounts of acid going into the atmosphere creating acid rain. ...read more.

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