Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas (Energy Today) by Geoffrey M. Horn

By Geoffrey M. Horn

Coal, oil, and average fuel are the world's most vital assets of fundamental strength. even if, as we flow into the long run, those nonrenewable resources of strength turns into much less generally on hand. Coal, Oil, and usual gasoline explores the significance of fossil fuels and their effect at the worldwide atmosphere and economic climate.

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Instead, the plant will use a process called carbon capture or sequestration. ) The plant will pump the CO2 into storage sites where it will be trapped deep underground. Scientists are also working on other methods to trap CO2 or reuse it safely. A drawing of what the FutureGen plant will look like. 41 COAL, OIL, AND NATURAL GAS People can bring reusable cloth bags to the grocery store. This cuts down on the oil that is used to make plastic bags. cap, dirtier plants will need to buy the leftover allowance from the cleaner plants.

17, 19 Oil sands 18; ill. 18 Pickens, T. Boone 33 Pipelines 16, 20, 21, 27, 28 Piracy 32 Plastic products 43; ill. 24 Power plants 14, 25, 34; ill. 9 Producers and users 16; ills. 20, 21 Products from fossil fuels 24; ill. 28 Profits 21 Proved reserves 9, 11 Railroads 13 Recycling 43; ill. 42 Renewable fuels 36 Replacements for fossil fuels 36–38 Romans 12 Russia 16, 20 Salt making 12 Saudi Arabia 16, 17, 18, 30; ill. 17 Saving energy 42–43 Shale 40 Smog and soot 34; ills. 13, 34 Solar energy 36 Somalia 32 Sources of energy 4; ill.

S. government would tell the power plants how much carbon dioxide (CO2) they can release into the air. ” You can think of it as a kind of allowance. Some power plants will run cleanly. They will release less CO2 than the cap allows. These plants will have some of their allowance left over. Other power plants will not run as cleanly. They will release more CO2 than the cap allows. To meet the FOSSIL FUELS AND THE FUTURE ? Power from “Clean Coal” ? D ou K n o w Y id In 2005, large energy companies announced a new project.

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