Future Energy Notes - Armando Drain Future Energy Notes Energy is a fundamental driver of societies wealth and quantity of life While consciousness

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Armando Drain 11/12/13 Future Energy Notes Energy is a fundamental driver of societies’ wealth and quantity of life While consciousness about environmental issues has grown, energy use continues to cause environmental degradation such as: o Water pollution o Air pollution o Soil pollution The global environmental effect of energy use, in the form of climate change, is a serious environmental threat with no easy solution o Emissions from countries already responsible for the bulk of the emissions expected to continue to grow Factors that have led to record oil prices above $70 per barrel o Environmental effects of oil use o A number of political factors o Climatic factors such as Katrina o Constraints in supply capacity Factors that lead to serious concerns over energy security o Sustained energy demand o Uncertainty over future fossil fuel reserves o Increasing dependency on a few geopolitically unstable regions
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  • Fall '13
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  • energy use, Coal, Energy development, Armando Drain

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