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Fossil Fuels

Known as: Fossil Fuel, Fuel, Fossil, Fuels, Fossil 
Any combustible hydrocarbon deposit formed from the remains of prehistoric organisms. Examples are petroleum, coal, and natural gas.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Policy makers have generally agreed that the average global temperature rise caused by greenhouse gas emissions should not exceed… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Sustainable economic and industrial growth requires safe, sustainable resources of energy. For the future re-arrangement of a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Carbonaceous aerosols cause strong atmospheric heating and large surface cooling that is as important to South Asian climate… Expand
Review
2008
Review
2008
Humans continue to transform the global nitrogen cycle at a record pace, reflecting an increased combustion of fossil fuels… Expand
Review
2007
Review
2007
Many of the recent advances in enhancing the thermoelectric figure of merit are linked to nanoscale phenomena found both in bulk… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Black Carbon (BC) may significantly affect nutrient retention and play a key role in a wide range of biogeochemical processes in… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
New materials hold the key to fundamental advances in energy conversion and storage, both of which are vital in order to meet the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
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  • Science
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 8574723
The carbon sink capacity of the world's agricultural and degraded soils is 50 to 66% of the historic carbon loss of 42 to 78… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
For the past three centuries, the effects of humans on the global environment have escalated. Because of these anthro-pogenic… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Nanocrystalline metals—with grain sizes of less than 100 nm—have strengths exceeding those of coarse-grained and even alloyed… Expand
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