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May 31st, 2007

Carbon Emission Reduction and The Areas In Which Nanotechnology Can Positively Effect Climate Change and Global Warming

Abstract:
Nanotechnology has been hailed as promising to fix many of the problems we face in the world and the demands placed upon the environment by modern society. One of the most pressing environmental issues facing modern society is that of global warming and the reduction of greenhouse gases in the environment. Nanotechnology can be applied to a number of areas to assist in the battle to control and reverse climate change.

Reduction of CO2 Emissions

The single largest influence on climate change is the amount of CO2 in the world's atmosphere. Reducing CO2 emissions is therefore of paramount importance. The two areas identified as most strongly contributing to CO2 emissions are electricity production and motor vehicles. Both of these areas can be positively improved with the application of nanotechnology.

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