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ENGRI 111 ENGRI 111 ENERGY TRENDS
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Vision Vision Daniel M. Kammen, Scientific American, Sept. 2006
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“The  stone age  did not end because of lack of stone  and the  oil age  will end long before the world runs  out of oil” Sheikh Saki Yamani, Oil Minister, Saudi Arabia
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Solar Energy Solar Energy Solar cells/photovoltaics Solar-thermal systems Can produce electricity D.M. Kammen, Scientific American, Sept. 2006
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Fuel Cells Fuel Cells www.gm.com www.theregister.co.uk www.pcworld.com
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Hybrids Hybrids Batteries
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Wind Energy Wind Energy www.trentmesa.com
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Biofuels Biofuels www.fas.usda.gov
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Issues Issues Economic growth demands more energy Coal for powering factories Oil for powering cars Natural gas for heating homes All these sources are carbon based Carbon emissions will keep increasing Concerns for global warming
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Global Warming?
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course ENGRI 1110 taught by Professor Giannelis during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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