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  • 1 Natural gas — For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). Natural gas extraction by countries in cubic meters per year. Natural gas is a naturally occurring gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, typically with 0–20% higher hydrocarbons[1] …

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  • 2 climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …

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  • 3 global warming — an increase in the earth s average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect. [1975 80] * * * Potential increase in global average surface temperatures resulting from… …

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  • 4 Air pollution — from World War II production Smog over …

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  • 5 Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 6 Incineration — For other forms of waste plant that produces energy, see waste to energy. Incinerator redirects here. For the fictional character, see Incinerator (Transformers). Incinerate redirects here. For the Sonic Youth song, see Incinerate (song). For the …

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  • 7 Waste-to-energy — (WtE) or energy from waste (EfW) refers to any waste treatment that creates energy in the form of electricity or heat from a waste source. Such technologies reduce or eliminate waste that otherwise would be transferred to a greenhouse gas… …

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  • 8 Fossil fuel — Coal, one of the fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are fuels formed by natural processes such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms. The age of the organisms and their resulting fossil fuels is typically millions of years, and sometimes… …

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  • 9 NOx — This article is about nitrogen oxides produced during combustion. For other definitions see Nox See also: Nitrogen oxide NOx is a generic term for the mono nitrogen oxides NO and NO2 (nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide). They are produced from the …

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  • 10 Carbon sequestration — is the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) and may refer specifically to: The process of removing carbon from the atmosphere and depositing it in a reservoir. [1] When carried out deliberately, this may also be referred to as carbon dioxide removal,… …

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  • 11 Antarctica — /ant ahrk ti keuh, ahr ti /, n. the continent surrounding the South Pole: almost entirely covered by an ice sheet. ab. 5,000,000 sq. mi. (12,950,000 sq. km). Also called Antarctic Continent. * * * Antarctica Introduction Antarctica Background:… …

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  • 12 Ecology — For other uses, see Ecology (disambiguation). Ecology …

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  • 13 Ocean acidification — Change in sea water acidity pH caused by anthropogenic CO2 between the 1700s and the 1990s Ocean acidification is the name given to the ongoing decrease in the pH and increase in acidity of the Earth …

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  • 14 Glossary of fuel cell terms — The Glossary of fuel cell terms lists the definitions of many terms used within the fuel cell industry. The terms in this glossary may be used by fuel cell industry associations, in education material and fuel cell codes and standards to name but …

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  • 15 Mud volcano — A series of mud volcanoes in Gobustan, Azerbaijan …

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