Climate Change: The Science of Global Warming and Our Energy

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This initiative is a coordinated effort, involving multiple federal agencies, with the goal of effectively aligning, leveraging, and targeting a range of federal economic and workforce development programs and resources to assist communities negatively impacted by changes in the coal industry and power sector. In 1990, worldwide, more than 1,000 horizontal wells were drilled. Peabody exports Powder River Basin coal through existing ports to Europe, Chile and Asia. Nuclear power plants use Uranium as a fuel to extract energy from it.

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Publisher: Columbia University Press; 1 edition (June 5, 2009)

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