How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
Bill Gates 2021 Knopf / 363.7387 GAT Beaverton Library
- p69 Life cycle assessment of dams. Inundating carbon in soil makes methane. Some dams can be worse emitters than coal for 50 to 100 years.
Nathan P. Myhrvold and Ken Caldeira, "Greenhouse Gases, Climate Change, and the Transition from Coal to Low-Carbon Electricity," Environmental Research Letters, Feb. 16, 2012, iopscience.iop.org
- p100 US 1901-2000 4.3E9 tons of concrete ... China 2001-2016 25.8e9 tons of concrete
- p104 2.8 GT of steel, 5 GT of CO₂ ... ton of cement, ton of CO₂
- p107 ton of ethylene, 1.3 tons of CO₂