Understanding Carbon Dioxide
Lecture 10 of 24Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
This Lecture: Carbon dioxide is a pollutant so significant to human civilization that Professor Wysession devotes an entire lecture to it. If CO2 is only 0.04% of the atmosphere, how can it be so harmful? Is global warming a natural process? What actions can we take to reduce the dangers of CO2? The Course: The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained presents an unbiased investigation into the energy sources that power our world. Vividly illustrated with animations, 3-D graphics, demonstrations, and other visuals that make scientific and mathematical concepts understandable, The Science of Energy is a marvelous window into the inner workings of energy that will keep you constantly engaged. All Lectures: 1. Energy and Human Civilization 2. Energy: Forms and Conversion for Use 3. Heat: The Transfer and Flow of Energy 4. Electricity: Ultimate Energy Converter 5. Chemical Energy, Biomass, and Photosynthesis 6. Coal: Convenient, Energy-Dense Fuel 7. Petroleum: Chemistry, Retrieval, and Use 8. New Petroleum Directions 9. Fossil Fuel Energy: Issues and Concerns 10. Understanding Carbon Dioxide 11. The Science of Nuclear Power 12. The Nuclear Fission Fuel Cycle 13. Sunlight: Inexhaustible Energy Source 14. Solar Power and Electricity 15. Wind Power and Electricity 16. Hydroelectric Power: Electricity from Water 17. Biofuels: Biodiesel and Ethanol 18. Geothermal Energy 19. Energy Storage Technologies 20. Energy Needs for Transportation 21. Energy Efficiency: Technologies and Trends 22. Energy Sources: Economics and Politics 23. Probable and Possible Future Energy Sources 24. Energy Trends: Planning for the Near Future
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital. digital,digital recording data file
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