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  • Consumption Rose 2 4 Quadrillion Btu
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    Total world carbon dioxide emissions from the consumption of petroleum, natural gas, and coal, and the flaring of natural gas increased from 5.873 billion metric tons of carbon equivalent in 1990 to 6.144 billion metric tons in 1999, or by 4.6%. (Carbon dioxide emissions are measured in metric tons of carbon equivalent. Tons of carbon equivalent can be converted to tons of carbon dioxide gas by multiplying by 3.667. One ton of carbon equivalent equals 3.667 tons of carbon dioxide gas.) The Unite...
  • Increase In Energy Costs To The Consumer
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    The End of Cheap Oil What are the probable or likely macroeconomic results or consequences within the United States of such an oil shortage All consequences of an oil shortage center on an increase in fuel prices. As oil production peaks in the next 20 years, most experts speculate that production will begin to taper off. Unless huge new reserves are discovered (most experts agree that this prospect is unlikely), only lower grade oil deposits or alternative fuels are available to forestall an in...
  • Global Climate Change Climate Change
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    Global Climate Change Climate change is not a new concept; in fact there is evidence of major climate changes throughout the earth's history. However since the industrial revolution and especially since world war two, there has been an unprecedented change in the earth's atmosphere (Gates 4). As of March 1999, scientists reported the construction of a thousand-year record of the average temperature on earth. The results of their study concluded that a nine hundred-year cooling trend has been dec...
  • Increase Of Our Sum Of Energy
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    ENERGY. Energy is the Sacramental Motive of Event: it is thus omnipresent, in manifestation by interruption and compensation and otherwise by the corresponding withdrawal. (In this connection let there be remembered the full formula of Tetragrammaton.) There are, however, three main types of special experience which are noteworthy landmarks in the process of Initiation, and of urgent practical value to the Magician. The symbol of the Sacrament being observed they differ as do the three participa...
  • Renewable Resource Branch In Their Energy Companies
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    -When Virtue Pays a Premium Through the help of government deregulation, increase in technology, and increased awareness of global environmental issues, a transition from fossil fuels to renewable resources is imminent. The cost of renewable resources are on the decline and they are starting to become a real threat to compete with fossil fuels. Renewable resources consist of hydropower, biomass, tidal, geothermal, waste-to-energy, solar, and wind to create electricity. The spread of global green...
  • Increase In Energy Costs
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    In this paper, I am going to discuss how the oil cartel known as OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) impacted the United States economy in the 1970's, how the effects of this are still felt today, and how their power should continue to influence our thinking where foreign policy and energy policy are concerned. First I will explain what OPEC is, its history and how this concerns every citizen in the United States. Then I will discuss how leaders of the past dealt with the pressu...
  • Increased Use Of Energy In Agriculture
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    "The image is counterintuitive but true: survival of the peasants in the rice fields of Hunan or Guangdong - with their timeless clod-breaking hoes, docile buffaloes, and rice-cutting sickles - is now much more dependent on fossil fuels and modern chemical synthesis than the physical well-being of the American city dwellers sustained by Iowa and Nebraska farmers cultivating sprawling grainfields with giant tractors. These farmers inject ammonia into soil to maximise operating profits and to grow...

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