TITLE

Uncool change

AUTHOR(S)
Cadogan, John
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Wheels;Oct2007, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the environmental effects of global warming. He says that elite scientific opinion has it that elevated CO2 levels are warming the Earth, and that most of this effect is anthropogenic or down to humans. It is caused basically by burning coal for electricity and oil for transport and the intrinsic emission of CO 2 when these hydrocarbons are burned.
ACCESSION #
27145272

 

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