TITLE

A WAKE-UP CALL

AUTHOR(S)
de Winter, Francis; Swenson, Ronald B.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Solar Today;Mar2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Global Hubbert Peak, the point in time when petroleum and natural gas will go into an unavoidable decline. The authors explore the options which are available in the middle of the diminishing fossil fuel resources. Speculation on the scale of solar energy development that will be needed to overcome expected oil and natural gas shortage. The peak of oil or energy shortfall is indeed inevitable. Scientists nowadays are attempting to use the non-conventional carbon-intensive fossil fuels to replace transportation fuels but still the output is inadequate to meet the demand. Nuclear power is also examined for possible benefit from it, but the effect of nuclear processing is one thing that is being feared of.
ACCESSION #
20251256

 

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