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Name: Fossil Fuels (Coal and Gas)
ID: m41727
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) contributions of coal and gas to electricity generation and to carbon emissions, 2) the link between electricity generation and carbon emissions, 3) the challenges of sequestering carbon in geologic formations – chemical transformation, migration, and longevity
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Carbon Sequestration, Great Ocean Conveyor Belt
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: George Crabtree (
Copyright Holders: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (
Maintainers: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Dec 6, 2011 5:17 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 19, 2012 4:24 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.3 Jul 19, 2012 4:24 pm -0500 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
1) fixed bold for figures, 2) Fix links to figures , 3) Fixed capitalization of glossary terms (MWL)

Version: 1.2 Jan 18, 2012 10:04 am -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Added Google Analytics tracking code

Version: 1.1 Dec 13, 2011 4:58 pm -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Created module (mwl)

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