Fossil Fuel Combustion and Cement Production

The main anthropogenic source of CO2 emissions is the combustion of carbon-based fuels. Since 1860, industrialization has progressed with an increase in the use of fuels - especially fossil fuels - and a corresponding increase in CO2 emissions. The growth has been steady and exponential, interrupted only by the two World Wars and the Great Crash of 1929. In 1997 the emissions reached a maximum of 6.6 PgC yr-1 (0.2 PgC yr-1 of this was from cement production). The average value of emissions increased from 5.44 ± 0.3 PgC yr- in 1980s to 6.3 ± 0.4 PgC yr-1 in 1990s.

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Guide to Alternative Fuels

Your Alternative Fuel Solution for Saving Money, Reducing Oil Dependency, and Helping the Planet. Ethanol is an alternative to gasoline. The use of ethanol has been demonstrated to reduce greenhouse emissions slightly as compared to gasoline. Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know why choosing an alternative fuel may benefit you and your future.

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