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Environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation - CCS technology, better having it than not having it at all!

Environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation - CCS technology, better having it than not having it at all!

Butt, T.E., Giddings, R.D. and Jones, K.G. (2012) Environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation - CCS technology, better having it than not having it at all! Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 31 (4). pp. 642-649. ISSN 1944-7442 (Print), 1944-7450 (Online) (doi:10.1002/ep.10590)

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Abstract

Climate change is happening and already manifested in a range of ways, including: global warming, rising sea levels, floods, heat-waves, stronger and more frequent storms, and droughts. One of the major factors in climate change is anthropogenic fossil fuel combustion for energy generation and it is increasing throughout the world. Fossil fuel burning results in carbon emissions. On the basis of the most recent evidence, this article presents some new insights into the carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technology, which can be an environmentally sustainable way to control carbon emissions. The article also focuses on various relevant facts and figures from the literature on CCS technology and explores various challenges that the technology may face in future.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: [1] Manuscript accepted: 2 June 2011. [2] First published online: 17 February 2012. [3] Published in print: December 2012.
Uncontrolled Keywords: climate change, environmental sustainability, sustainable development, built environment, air emissions, greenhouse gases(GHG), energy, carbon capture and storage(CCS)
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Architecture, Design & Construction
School of Architecture, Design & Construction > Department of Property, Housing & Regeneration
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:19
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/7799

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