Category Archives: Environment / Climate Change

Topics on the Environment, Environmental Protection, and Climate Change / Global Warming

Carbon Capture and Storage Cost Comparison

So I was doing some digging and found some old notes I had made while reading about Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) techniques. These are schemes that seek to trap Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and store it somewhere, usually underground, rather … Continue reading

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Environmental emissions air dispersion calculation / air pollution from combustion

Suppose you want to estimate the combustion products from heaters, boilers, etc. Based on my experience, the environmental specialist doing the Gaussian distribution calculation needs the following needs the four pieces of information about the combustion equipment. Below, I list … Continue reading

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How Deep is Deepwater Horizon?

I'm sure everyone knows about the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. We are occasionally told to be in awe of how deep it is, how far below the world we know or what mere human beings could ever survive. But being … Continue reading

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Estimate Air Pollution with Emissions Factors (AP 42)

The U.S. EPA can help you calculate "typical" air pollution from different emissions sources in the U.S. including fired heaters, refineries, agricultural, chemical and metallurgical industries, etc. Just check out this cool report, AP 42 Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission … Continue reading

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Calculate Renewable Energy Requirements

Regardless how you feel about the issue, most people would agree that the Copenhagen Climate Conference certainly didn't resolve very much.  But don't worry - this post isn't going to inundate you with more vague talk about climate change and … Continue reading

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