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Unformatted text preview: • A wedge redirects the flow of 25 Gt(C) in its first 50 year. This is 2.5 trillion dollars at $100/t(C). • A “solution” to the Greenhouse problem should have the potential to provide at least one wedge. Fill the Stabilization Triangle with Seven Wedges • Renewable Electricity and Fuels • Energy Efficiency and Conservation • Fuel Switch • Nuclear Fission • Forests and Soils • CO2 Capture and Storage Course Description • Review the energy resources available to maintain human activities on the Earth. • For each energy resource, we will consider: o Physical and chemical properties of the energy resource o Technologies required for extraction of the energy and its energy content o Environmental impact of the extraction, transfer and use of the resource...
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- Winter '08
- carbon emissions, carbon dioxide level, atmospheric carbon dioxide, Past Emissions Graph, Stabilization Triangle