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Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage: An Overview With Emphasis on Capture and Storage in Deep Geological Formations

Sally M. Benson; T. Surles;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2006
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Abstract
Today, 22 billion tonnes of CO2 are emitted into the atmosphere from man-made sources. Worldwide, approximately one-third of emissions are from electricity production, one-third from transportation, and the rest primarily from heating buildings and industrial processes. Oil, coal, and natural gas are the source of these emissions, and these fossil fuels provide for over 85% of the world's energy needs. Over the next hundred years, demand for energy is expected to more than double. Growth will be particularly critical in developing nations where industrialization and improved quality of life will increase demand. Representative scenarios designed to predict futur...
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free text keywords: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Waste management, Coal power plant, Fossil fuel, business.industry, business, Environmental science, Biosphere, Carbon sequestration, Energy storage, Greenhouse gas, Earth science, Underground storage
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