Tag Archives: Fossil fuel

Natural-gas plans threaten greenhouse-gas targets


In a comment made 7:09 PM on January 5, 2012 to an article titled “Natural-gas plans threaten greenhouse-gas targets” http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-politics/natural-gas-plans-threaten-greenhouse-gas-targets/article2291990/comments/  “GlynnMhor of Skywall” claimed “All four of the major global temperature datasets show how temperature increases have stalled over the … Continue reading

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Links in the chain: Global carbon emissions and consumption


Washington, D.C. — It is difficult to measure accurately each nation’s contribution of carbon dioxide to the Earth’s atmosphere. Carbon is extracted out of the ground as coal, gas, and oil, and these fuels are often exported to other countries … Continue reading

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Switching from coal to natural gas would do little for global climate, study indicates


BOULDER—Although the burning of natural gas emits far less carbon dioxide than coal, a new study concludes that a greater reliance on natural gas would fail to significantly slow down climate change. (NCAR & UCAR News Center) The study by … Continue reading

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The Energy Report


Two years in preparation, The Energy Report presents a provocative scenario, set in 2050, of a world run entirely on renewable energy. By 2050, we could get all the energy we need from renewable sources. This will solve most of … Continue reading

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Carbon release and global warming now and in the ancient past


The present rate of greenhouse carbon dioxide emissions through fossil fuel burning is higher than that associated with an ancient episode of severe global warming, according to new research. The findings are published online this week by the journal Nature … Continue reading

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Report Maps California’s Energy Future to 2050


California Council on Science and Technology Report Looks Ahead to 80 Percent Reduction in Carbon Fuel Emissions from 1990 Level “California’s Energy Future – The View to 2050″ looks a generation ahead at what’s required to reach that goal and … Continue reading

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