The Hazards of Coal Dependence

Broecker, Wallace S.
October 1977
Natural History;Oct77, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p8
Discusses the environmental consequences of human dependence in coal as the main source of energy. Atmospheric carbon dioxide production of coal combustion; Effects of global warming on the ecosystem; Melting of ice sheets; Natural climate change in earth; Strategies to avoid environmental hazards.


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