Food, Fuel, and Freeways - National Good Food Network
Rick Hartman, Practical Farmers of Iowa ... Energy costs for marketing and transportation of food products . ... Food miles, fossil fuel use, and greenhouse gas emissions . .... and other foods as examples, we considered miles traveled, fossil fuels ... The conventional system used 4 to 17 times more fuel than the Iowa -based ...
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Food, Fuel, and Freeways - Digital Repository @ Iowa State University
how far food travels, fuel usage, and greenhouse gas emissions .... Energy costs for marketing and transportation of food products . ... Food miles, fossil fuel use, and greenhouse gas emissions . .... fresh produce and other foods as examples, we considered miles traveled, fossil fuels ..... M.S. Thesis, Iowa State College.
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Towards Energy Sustainability: A Quest of Global Proportions - the
other factors. In fact, most aspects of the quest for energy sustainability, when examined .... We use energy carriers (often simply referred to as energy), produced from energy ... Energy comes in a variety of forms, including fossil fuels, fossil fuel-based products (e.g. ...... Hartmann. 2007. .... Yildiz, B. and M. S. Kazimi . 2006.
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Source Functions of C 0 2 and F uture C 0 2 B urden in the A tm
K. E. Zimen, P. Offermann, and G. Hartmann** ... the burning of fossil fuels, the stimulation of photosynthesis by the increasing partial ... Using these parameters and a buffer factor £(t) for the absorption of CO2 into the sea, the .... these figures into mols of CO2 liberated, we have ..... of fossil fuels comes from the World Energy.
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Towards a philosophy of energy - SciELO
apparently opposing conceptions of energy – we propose that a philosophy of ... tively and sufficiently reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and also reduce CO2 emis- ... Social scientists therefore use a language that is fundamentally dif- ... entails a distinct niche that comes with its own specific perspective that is not, and.
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American Climate Prospectus
Chapter 3: What Comes Next 14. Chapter ... Chapter 16: What We Miss 130 ... uses computational models to study climate, climate .... impacts everything from the amount of energy we ... from fossil fuel combustion and deforestation, along .... Outlook, the most detailed and widely used projection .... (Hartmann et al., 2013).
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Biorenewables - National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS)
Their most significant distinction is between those ... increase in atmospheric co2 levels. in contrast, fossil fuels (also derived from ... MSw is widely used as feedstock in waste-to-energy plants around the world. in countries such as Singapore, a .... l eviana Hartman (2008-01-06). .... Finally we thank Ms quah khai lin.
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Energy Demand forecasting methodologies - Open Knowledge
more detailed energy databases, further development of ... Energy Demand Models for Policy Formulation: A Comparative Study ..... paper, we use models to imply a simplified representation of a complex .... forecasts to miss the mark? .... the reliance on fossil fuels increases, especially in large countries like India and China.
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CARBON AND ENERGY BALANCES FOR A RANGE OF BIOFUELS
biofuel options, involve the use of fossil fuels in their production and ... conducted for evaluating such energy and carbon balances of a range of biofuel ... review process enabled the most suitable existing studies to be selected for the .... The authors of this report would like to thank Mrs. Susan O'Brien of ETSU at AEA.
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Methodology - IPCC
A.II.5.3 Review of operational water use of electricity generation technologies. .... World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2008 fossil fuel price assumptions. • Baseline ...
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Dust Explosion Characteristics of South African Coal in Oxy- Fuel
reduce the risk associated with dust, we need to assess the risk of explosion. ... using a two-zone model for the adiabatic combustion in closed vessels. ... The majorities of the current energy conversion systems utilize fossil fuels and discharge large ... Oxy-fuel combustion is one of the most promising technologies for.
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An Analysis of the Economic Impact on Utah County, Utah from the
Nikhil Mongha, MBA, MS .... wind power industry trends vis-à-vis other fossil fuel sources for electricity ... wind advocates in Utah whom we interviewed during the fall of 2005 .... The more project-specific the data, the more localized the analysis. ... To use JEDI to estimate the economic development benefits of a county or ...
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Volume 13 - Vermont Journal of Environmental Law - Vermont Law
Framework of Laws and Policies on Renewable Energy and Relevant. Systems in China ... Vermont Journal of Environmental Law is notified in writing of the use of .... global increase in production of oil and other fossil fuels.8 In the case of oil, ..... of the new climate agreement, we will not see it come into force until 2020.
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Get PDF (649K) - Wiley Online Library
We studied the effects of water diversion of small hydropower plants on fish ... for agriculture, water provisioning for human use and ... Although most energy con- sumed worldwide currently is from fossil fuels and nuclear power plants, 10.5% comes from so-called ..... low flows (Hakala & Hartman 2004; Riley et al. 2009).
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Download PDF - Springer
promoted to contribute strongly to the transport sector in the years to come. Biofuels are also ... This paper considers some of the most important biofuels. A selection of ... eral oil consumption, nearly 20% of world energy used today and it is ... to storable energy, regional supply and substituting fossil fuels), achieve GHG.
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Optimizing operation of a campus energy system for economic and
Sep 19, 2014 ... Figure 3.4 Electricity purchased by Rowan University by Energy Source. 31 ... in this thesis, we refer to the cogeneration units and boilers as subsystems. A ... It is well known that the emission of CO2 from fossil fuel-burning power plants is ..... Each available utility had one or more intended uses on campus.
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Comparison between Na-Ion and Li-Ion Cells - ACS Publications
Dec 8, 2015 ... Using impedance spectroscopy in three electrodes cells, we show that ... fossil fuel resources and the environmental consequences related to ...
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Benefits, Barriers, and Opportunities for Renewable Energy
Renewable energy is energy from a source that is not depleted when used, such as ... More than seventy percent of USU Extension respondents' preferred ..... renewable sources such as wind, solar, biomass and other alternatives to fossil and .... 2015, Short-term energy and summer fuels ..... (Stafford and Hartman, 2013).
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Assessing Rare Metal Availability Challenges for Solar Energy
Aug 26, 2015 ... Keywords: solar energy; solar cells; rare metals; material constraints. 1. ... of conventional oil production has been a topic of interest for more than 50 years . ... future hydrocarbon combustion , so reducing fossil fuel use has been ..... Hartman finds that significant shares of the gallium reserves will not be ...
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Smart Meter Devices and The Effect of Feedback on - ETH Zürich
Apr 1, 2011 ... These would help reduce CO2 emissions from (fossil-fuel) power ... when 10% or more of the household income is spent on all household fuel use (DSDNI, ... We find the keypad results in 15-20% less electricity use than other ... Hartman (1988 ) finds that audits do decrease energy .... If they miss payments,.
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