Large Environmental Effects

Acid Deposition and Global Carbon Dioxide
  • David J. Rose
Part of the Modern Perspectives in Energy book series (MPIE)


As shown in Chapters 1 and 2, environmental effects accompany both energy provision and use, and hence play a role in energy decisions. Unintended environmental consequences tend to be harmful, partly because benefits can be made profitable, hence institutional and intentional. Therefore, most environmental effects to be described in this book are harmful. Some are local and/or quite mode-specific—for example, nuclear waste or coal-mine dust—and many such topics appear in later chapters that deal with more specific energy sources or uses.


Fossil Fuel Acid Rain Acid Deposition Sulfur Oxide Airborne Fraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Rose
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  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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