TITLE

How many acres per mile?

AUTHOR(S)
Bradbury, Jane
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment;Dec2003, Vol. 1 Issue 10, p513
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an analysis of the effects of the human use of fossil fuels on the environment as of 2003. Metric tons of ancient plant matter consumed in every 3.8 liters of gasoline used in automobiles; Value of the Earth's current annual net primary productivity (NPP) that have been consumed by burning fossil fuels since the industrial revolution in 1751; Percentage of increase in human demands for NPP by replacing fossil fuels with biomass fuels.
ACCESSION #
16888939

 

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