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Unformatted text preview: from getting into the atmosphere • Black lung disease – related to coal dust (like a smoker gone wild for 500 years) • Natural gas = methane o 27 x more potent than carbon dioxide o ¼ of the worlds commercial energy use o 2 ways of making it, biogenic gas or thermogenic gas o Burning the same amount of coal and natural gas will give off the same Carbon dioxide am Just cleaner b/c of sulphur content • Oil is the worlds most used fuel...
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course ENVIRONMEN eesa01 taught by Professor Mitchel during the Fall '11 term at University of Toronto.
- Fall '11
- Environmental Science