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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2015
2015
Policy makers have generally agreed that the average global temperature rise caused by greenhouse gas emissions should not exceed… (More)
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2009
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2009
periods of significant environmental change, the planet’s environment has been unusually stable for the past 10,000 years. This… (More)
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2008
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2008
Increasing energy use, climate change, and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuels make switching to low-carbon fuels a… (More)
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2008
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2008
Black carbon (BC) is an important part of the combustion product commonly referred to as soot1. BC in indoor environments is… (More)
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2008
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2008
The massive acceleration of the nitrogen cycle as a result of the production and industrial use of artificial nitrogen… (More)
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2007
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2007
The relationship, on a global basis, between the amount of N fixed by chemical, biological or atmospheric processes entering the… (More)
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2007
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2007
Photovoltaics (PVs) consists of the harvesting of energy from sunlight and its conversion into electrical power. This technology… (More)
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2006
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2006
Negative environmental consequences of fossil fuels and concerns about petroleum supplies have spurred the search for renewable… (More)
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2004
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2004
[1] We present a global tabulation of black carbon (BC) and primary organic carbon (OC) particles emitted from combustion. We… (More)
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1996
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1996
The development of biocatalytic desulfurization of petroleum fractions may allow its use in place of conventional… (More)
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