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May 4th, 2007

Summary of UN panel's report on environment

Abstract:
The energy supply sector: Governments would need to promote a range of options. Carbon-intensive fossil fuels could be substituted for by natural gas or mature renewable energy technologies like large hydroelectric dams and burning biomass (which does not add new carbon dioxide to the atmosphere like the burning of a long-buried fossil fuel does). Other renewable sources in development include solar-assisted air conditioning, wave power and nanotechnology solar cells. The report also included nuclear power, which - while saddled with issues - does not generate greenhouse gases.

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