Carbon Emission Research Paper

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Investigate the various types of power plants in the US today, coal, natural gas, petroleum and Nuclear and develop a table of carbon emissions per MW-hr of power generated.I must have at least 3 references no more than 1 internet reference.Carbon emission table:Types of power plantsCarbon emissions (MW-hr)Coal11.93/10000 poundsNatural gas3.65/homePetroleum0.47/homeNuclear0After my research, I found out that power plants are the largest source of carbon pollution in the U.S., taking up for approximately 33% of all domestic greenhouse gas emissions. The major sources of carbon dioxide emission from power plants are: coal, natural gas and petroleum. Different power plant technologies have different greenhouse gas emissions. The fact that greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide contribute to global warming also make the problem more controversable. The key solution to reducing t

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