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    Biomass is anything that is or has once been alive: it is organic material. Wood, plants, leaves, garbage, trees, crops, animal wastes are all examples of biomass (The NEED project, 2013). Since the presence of humans on Earth, biomass has been used mainly for heating and cooking. The key feature of biomass is that it contains stored energy available for many purposes, after which it can be used again for other applications. In other words, biomass is a renewable source because the stored energy

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    the make of the car, the price when new of the car, the current second hand price, the age of the car, the colour of the car, engine size e.g. 2 litres, the type of fuel the car uses e.g. diesel or unleaded, the MPG (miles per gallon) this is roughly how many miles the car can travel at a constant speed on one gallon of fuel, the current mileage of the second hand car, if it has a service history or not, the number of previous owners, the length of the current MOT (road tax) if there is one

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    Science - Human Effects

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    such places as coal power plants, which are then combusted, creating carbon dioxide going into the atmosphere effecting the carbon cycle greatly. Overall, the process of collecting and burning coal as fuel is a very detrimental process towards both humans and the environment. Part 1: Investigating one human activity and its effect on the natural processes • Interaction with Global Cycles - Coal mining has a large effect on both the water and carbon cycles. As previously mentioned coal mining operations

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    demand for energy, developing countries such as United Arab Emirates use fossil fuels to generate electricity. When the concept of energy generation is brought up, forms of energy like electrical energy, heat energy, gravitational energy as well as petroleum pop into one's mind. Lately, UAE is investing in other sources of energy such as nuclear energy and solar energy because studies have shown that the amount of fuel in our world is limited and bound to run out someday and that is why diverting

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    Investigating the Cause of Global Warming

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    Investigating the Cause of Global Warming Many people disagree on the issue concerning global warming. Some believe that human activities, various forms of polluting, are the main cause of global warming. Others think that not only have humans not affected the planet by any significant amount, but that not much global warming has even occurred. Many scientists think that pollution is the cause of global warming and the greenhouse effect. There is a lot of evidence to support this theory

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    Investigating the Existence of Global Warming Evidence For: Evidence Against: · Methane Increasing Levels of atmospheric methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, have risen 145% in the last 100 years. Methane is derived from sources such as rice paddies, bovine flatulence, bacteria in bogs and fossil fuel production. · Peculiar Weather Recently, young people in Vietnam noticed strange white stuff covering the fields. They had never seen snow before. It is the coldest spell in the

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    reduces environmental problems.The fuel that we obtain now are mostly from fossil fuels and they are not a renewable source of fuel. Thus it is important that we find another alternative source of fuel. The growth of Algae Oil is a recognised process due to its final products and the production of oil is a function of the selection and feeding of a specific strain of algae. The production of Algae Oil is primarily used in the process of producing biodiesel fuel. All Biofuels are made from biomass

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    2013. Ndiema, C. K. W., The combustion characteristics of the Kenyan biomass stove. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Fuel and Energy, University of Leeds, England, 1992. Sullivan, Arthur, and Steven M. Sheffrin. Economics: principles in action. Needham, Mass.: Prentice Hall, 2003. Print. Williams, A, J.M Jones, L Ma, and M Pourkashanian. "Pollutants from the combustion of solid biomass fuels." Progress in Energy and Combustion Science 38.2012 (2011): 113-137. ELSEVIER. Web. 27 Nov. 2013. Zhan, Yisheng

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    people rely on biomass, such as fuel wood, charcoal, agricultural waste and animal dung; to meet their energy needs for cooking. In many countries, these resources account for over 90% of household energy consumption. In the absence of new policies, the number of people relying on biomass will increase to over 2.6 billion by 2015 and to 2.7 billion by 2030 because of population growth. That is, one-third of the world’s population will still be relying on these fuels. There is evidence that, in areas

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    Fossil Fuel Consumption, CO2 and Its Impact on Global Climate Background: At the beginning of human history, we had to satisfy our energy needs (for food, heat and movement) by using our own muscle power and gathering or hunting naturally available plants, animals and wood. Each stage in the evolution of human society (the development of farming, domestication of animals, harnessing of wind and water power) increased the average per capita energy use, but it was the Industrial Revolution and the

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