Concerns about the use of Fossil Fuels

Concerns about the use of Fossil Fuels - Rising CO2...

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Concerns about the use of Fossil Fuels Abundance o Where? o How much remains? Environmental Impacts? 85% of our energy comes from fossil fuels Scarce metals- less than .1 wt% Another constituent of interest in the Earth’s crust Carbon (C)- Less than .02 weight %, 200 ppm
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Unformatted text preview: Rising CO2 Concentrations in the Atmosphere The geologic record shows large variations in CO2 concentrations The higher the CO2 concentrations, the higher the temperature change and less glaciers...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course GEOS 1024 taught by Professor Meschreiber during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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