4. Fossil Fuels and Greenhouse Effect

  1. Christian Ngô and
  2. Joseph B. Natowitz

Published Online: 10 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473795.ch4

Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment

How to Cite

Ngô, C. and Natowitz, J. B. (2009) Fossil Fuels and Greenhouse Effect, in Our Energy Future: Resources, Alternatives, and the Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470473795.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470116609

Online ISBN: 9780470473795

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Keywords:

  • fossil fuels and greenhouse effect;
  • anthropogenic emissions;
  • radiative force impact on global warming potential (GWP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Greenhouse Effect

  • Greenhouse Gases

  • Weather and Climate

  • Natural Change of Climate

  • Anthropogenic Emissions

  • Water and Aerosols

  • Global Warming Potentials

  • Increase of Average Temperature

  • Model Predictions

  • Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Consequences

  • Other Impacts on Ocean

  • Factor 4

  • Kyoto Protocol

  • Conclusion