MS143 lecture 1 2009 copy

MS143 lecture 1 2009 copy - TheProblemofEnergy...

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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future The Global Energy Landscape The Problem of Energy Diminishing supply? Resources in unfriendly locations? Environmental damage? The Solution Adequate domestic supply Environmentally benign Conveniently transported Conveniently used
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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future World Energy Consumption 2005 totals:  490 Q-Btu,  515 EJ,   16TW 2030 projections: 720 Q-Btu,  760 EJ,   24TW 86% fossil 81% Year 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 Energy, Quadrillion BTU 0 50 100 150 200 250 Exa Joules (10 18 ) 0 52 104 156 208 260 Equivalent Power (TW, 10 12 0 2 4 6 8 History Projections Oil Coal Natural Gas Hydroelectric Nuclear Total Renewables Other Renewables Source: US Energy Information Administration 260,000,000,000 60W bulbs continuously
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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future World Energy Consumption Source: US Energy Information Agency (annual) 264 211 158 106 52 0 Exa Joules (10 18 ) 8.4 6.7 5.0 3.3 1.7 0 Equivalent Power (TW, 10 12 How good is the EIA at making projections?? Coal, actual
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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future Fossil Fuel Supplies 0.0E+00 5.0E+04 1.0E+05 1.5E+05 2.0E+05 (Exa)J Oil Rsv Oil Rsc Gas Rsv Gas Rsc
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