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Acid Rain

  • By: Gene E. Likens, Thomas J. Butler & Melissa A. Rury
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The critical issue of acid rain is a good example of a transnational environmental problem. An increase in acidic gases and particles in the atmosphere produced in one country can impact other countries further downwind of these acidifying emissions.

The acidic nature ...

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