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Methane & Exposure Concerns
 
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Methane (CH4) is a colorless, odorless and extremely flammable gas that can be explosive when mixed with air. It is a primary component of natural gas and is a major greenhouse gas. It is used to make ammonia, formaldehyde, hydrogen and methanol. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, human-related sources of methane include emissions from burning fossil fuels (such as coal, gasoline, natural gas and oil). These emissions can come from vehicles, fuel-burning equipment, operations on oil and gas fields, the processing, storage, and transport of natural gas, and the generation of electricity at coal-fired power plants. Hydraulic fracturing can also emit methane and methane is released from coal deposits during underground and surface mining. Other sources of methane include the decomposition of waste in open dumps and landfills. Methane can be emitted from the digestive processes of domesticated livestock (such as cattle, goats and sheep, and from agricultural feeding operations), be produced during the decomposition of animal waste and be released through liquid manure management systems (such as lagoons and holding tanks). It can also be produced when manure is deposited on crop fields or pastures as fertilizer. Processes during wastewater treatment can emit methane, as can some of the sludge produced. People are exposed to low levels of methane by breathing outdoor air. Those living by or working in an oil or gas field, coal mine, abandoned mine, farm, landfill, wastewater treatment plant, coal-fired power plant, hydraulic fracturing operation or a facility that uses methane to manufacture other chemicals could be exposed to higher levels. Methane in its gas form is an asphyxiant, which in high concentrations may displace a person’s oxygen supply, especially in confined spaces. Decreased oxygen can cause suffocation and loss of consciousness. It can also cause headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting and loss of coordination. Skin contact with liquid methane can cause frostbite. These are just a few things to know about methane and potential exposure concerns. To learn more about this or other air quality, health, safety, occupational or property issues, please visit the websites shown below. Clark Seif Clark http://www.csceng.com EMSL Analytical, Inc. http://www.emsl.com LA Testing http://www.latesting.com Zimmetry Environmental http://www.zimmetry.com Healthy Indoors Magazine http://www.iaq.net Hudson Douglas Public Adjusters http://HudsonDouglasPublicAdjusters.com VOETS - Verification, Operations and Environmental Testing Services http://www.voets.nyc
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What Are The Effects Of Mining?
 
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This video explains what effects mining could have on our planet environmentally, and also talks about the positives as well. This was a video I made as a high school student for a natural resources project. Note: I do not own any of the rights of the music used in this video. All rights go to their respective owners.
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Do Cow Farts Really Significantly Contribute to Global Warming?
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →How "Dick" came to be short for 'Richard': https://youtu.be/BH1NAwwKtcg?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2Acy6g9Ta7hzC0Rr3RDS6q Never run out of things to say at the water cooler with TodayIFoundOut! Brand new videos 7 days a week! More from TodayIFoundOut Frogs Don't "Ribbit" and 10 Other Animal Facts https://youtu.be/gzuX2fTzJhY?list=PLR0XuDegDqP1IHZBUZvKkPwkTr6Gr0OBO How the Dung Beetle Uses the Stars to Navigate https://youtu.be/Kq65MOLx4es?list=PLR0XuDegDqP2yEk58fgohft2Z1nhcmwis In this video: There are currently approximately 1.3 to 1.5 billion cows grazing, sleeping, and chewing their cud at any given time on planet Earth. And these 1,300 pound (average weight for both a beef and dairy cow) animals eat a lot. Much like humans, when they eat, gas builds up inside of their guts and has to be expelled. (See Why Beans Make You Fart) Cows fart and burp… a lot. The result is a large amount of methane being introduced into the atmosphere. Want the text version?: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/04/cow-farts-really-significantly-contribute-global-warming/ Sources: http://science.howstuffworks.com/zoology/methane-cow1.htm http://change.nature.org/2011/04/01/no-fooling-cow-burps-and-farts-contribute-to-climate-change/ http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=1734 http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/11/26/big-methane-burp-cows-refineries-spew-gas/ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/globalwarming/9334019/Flatulent-cows-gas-emissions-measured-by-scientists.html http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2006/1000448/index.html http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/holycow http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/512706/ruminant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruminant http://www.epa.gov/rlep/faq.html http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/business-economy/dairy-industry http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=11170158 http://climate.nasa.gov/causes http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/mid_/6288012.stm http://science.time.com/2011/03/30/silence-the-cows-and-save-the-planet/#ixzz2uZVgi6pp http://cattle-today.com/
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How Burning Fossil Fuels Leads to Climate Change | Chemistry for All | FuseSchool
 
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Learn the basics about climate change and how burning fossil fuels adds extra carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, and how this then leads to climate change. Fossil fuels, like oil, coal and natural gas, are the remains of living things from millions of years ago. They are mainly composed of carbon with varying amounts of hydrogen. When the petrol burns, it joins with oxygen to build up hydrogen oxide and carbon dioxide. Before the world became industrialised by burning fossil fuels the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere was about 0.028% tiny compared with oxygen at 21% and nitrogen at 78%, but enough to keep us warm. Without this natural blanket of insulating gas the earth would be too cold to support life as we know it. But this carbon dioxide released when fossil fuels burn adds to the existing carbon dioxide levels which are now nearly 50% higher than pre-industrial times. Although we get a daily supply of heat from the sun, the earth normally loses this (at night and in the colder seasons) so the average temperature of the earth remains constant. But this status quo is starting to change: as humanity adds carbon dioxide into our atmosphere the extra layer isolates the heat and it cannot escape as easily. The earth cannot lose its greenhouse gases quickly – and we keep adding to them! By putting our planet in a sweat box, we are causing wide ranging consequences for our climate and life on the planet. Some people think that living things contribute to the enhanced greenhouse effect because they breathe out carbon dioxide – but this carbon has come from their food and that has come from plants which took the carbon from the atmosphere in what is called the carbon cycle. Even burning wood does not contribute to the enhanced greenhouse effect as long as the trees you cut down are replanted. However the carbon in fossil fuels has remained trapped underground for 100’s of millions of years so it is extra carbon that is being added to the natural cycle. We are also throwing away other gases into the atmosphere which help trap infra-red radiation, and so also enhance the natural greenhouse effect. They are methane, especially from rice paddy fields and from cows and nitrous oxide NON from car exhausts. This rise in temperature cause our climate to change because extra energy is trapped on earth – already causing glaciers and ice caps to melt. With more energy in the atmosphere weather becomes more extreme, so there are more floods, droughts, and storms. Not everywhere will get warmer, but the climate is changing all because we have been using fossil fuels at an ever increasing rate. SUBSCRIBE to the Fuse School YouTube channel for many more educational videos. Our teachers and animators come together to make fun & easy-to-understand videos in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths & ICT. JOIN our platform at www.fuseschool.org This video is part of 'Chemistry for All' - a Chemistry Education project by our Charity Fuse Foundation - the organisation behind FuseSchool. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Find our other Chemistry videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLW0gavSzhMlReKGMVfUt6YuNQsO0bqSMV Twitter: https://twitter.com/fuseSchool Access a deeper Learning Experience in the Fuse School platform and app: www.fuseschool.org Follow us: http://www.youtube.com/fuseschool Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/fuseschool This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us: [email protected]
Fracking explained: opportunity or danger
 
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Fracking explained in five minutes. Fracking is a controversial topic. On the one side the gas drilling companies, on the other citizen opposed to this drilling method. Politicians are also divided on the matter. We try to take a neutral look on fracking. It is relevant for all of us, because of high prices for energy and the danger for our drinking water. This video focuses mostly on the debate currently ongoing in europe. In a lot of european countries there is a public outcry against fracking, espacially in germany. But the facts in this video are relevant to all of us. Short videos, explaining things. For example Evolution, the Universe, Stock Market or controversial topics like Fracking. Because we love science. We would love to interact more with you, our viewers to figure out what topics you want to see. If you have a suggestion for future videos or feedback, drop us a line! :) We're a bunch of Information designers from munich, visit us on facebook or behance to say hi! https://www.facebook.com/Kurzgesagt https://www.behance.net/kurzgesagt Fracking explained: opportunity or danger Help us caption & translate this video! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCsXVk37bltHxD1rDPwtNM8Q&tab=2
Russia Is Profiting Off Global Warming | VICE on HBO
 
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While many parts of the world are struggling from catastrophic effects of climate change, Russia is looking to capitalize on it, with the Kremlin driving a narrative that touts the economic benefits. Like more and faster access to petroleum and mineral reserves that were previously unreachable. The Northern Sea Passage, a legendary shipping lane along Russia’s Arctic coastline, has been largely inaccessible for part of the year because of dense sea ice. But now, that ice is melting, opening up a new trade route for Russia's cargo ships. Russian oil companies are already betting big on the new reserves they hope to find in the Russian Arctic, and other industries — like mining — are ramping up production since they now have faster shipping routes to many ports. “The problem of climate change is actually the problem of adaptation to climate change. This is not a tragedy,” said Nobel Prize-winning climatologist Oleg Anisimov. “Certainly some places will become unlivable, but other areas are places that will become more livable.” But the Russian people seem unaware, or unconcerned, about the environmental impacts of these climate change-related activities, like pollution from the booming factories, and wildfires in the North that destroyed million of acres of forest in a major tourism area. VICE’s Gianna Toboni visited Russia's Arctic to see just how big the country is betting on climate change. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICEonHBO
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Unearthing coal seam gas
 
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This animation provides an overview of the coal seam gas extraction process, from drilling the well to what happens to the extracted gas and water. Also explained are some potential impacts of coal seam gas development and the technique used to increase the rate of gas and water flow, known as hydraulic fracturing (fraccing). For more information about coal seam or shale gas and current research on the social and environmental impacts of Australia’s gas industry visit http://www.csiro.au/Outcomes/Energy/Energy-from-oil-and-gas/UnconventionalGas.aspx and http://www.gisera.org.au Video transcript available here: http://www.csiro.au/news/transcripts/YouTubeTranscripts/2014/Aug/Unearthing-coal-seam-gas.html
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Light Your Water On Fire from Gas Drilling, Fracking
 
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A video by Scott Cannon DEP consent order proving methane migration: http://imgur.com/OWUXAYN http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL062539BFB8A2B2D4&feature=view_all Please read this before saying methane migration doesn't exist. It's a proven fact: http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/sunday-times-review-of-dep-drilling-records-reveals-water-damage-murky-testing-methods-1.1491547 The Promised Land in real life. Matt Damon John Krasinski People can light their taps on fire because of gas drilling. This is one of those cases. In fact, one of the companies that produced Truthland, Chesapeake Energy, was responsible for this mess. A snippet from the Marcellus Shale Reality Tour video Sherry Vargson gave the group a tour of her farm in Granville Township, where Chesapeake Energy has drilled one well and installed compressor and metering stations and a gathering pipeline. She said her water became contaminated with methane after maintenance activities at the site in June 2010, and lit water from her tap alight for a trip attendees and the media. The little bus wound its way over green mountains, alongside undeveloped stretches of the meandering Susquehanna River and through some of Pennsylvania's most pristine wilderness. The man inside with the microphone, the Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition's Scott Cannon, said there's trouble in paradise as he pointed out the changes Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling has brought to Pennsylvania's Northern Tier. Here was a drilling rig, there a water withdrawal site and every so often yet another pipeline was laid out in preparation for burial. The sights were part of the coalition's "Marcellus Shale Reality Tour," held Sunday for area legislators, municipal representatives and candidates for political office. "We still have to deal with pipelines, compressor stations; they wanted to put a frack water treatment facility in Hanover Township -- that was an hour away from the nearest drill site," Cannon said. About 15 people attended the tour, including candidate for U.S. representative Bill Vinsko, Wilkes-Barre Administrative Coordinator Drew McLaughlin and Luzerne County Council candidates Kathleen Dobash, Salvatore Licata, Eileen Sorokas and Michelle Bednar. "It's all about information," Sorokas said. "You can't beat going firsthand and seeing it. I've heard so many things about it; I want to clarify it in my mind." "It's important to learn about all sides of this important issue," said Vinsko, a Democrat who plans to a 2012 challenge to Republican Lou Barletta in Pennsylvania's 11th Congressional District. "In order to make informed decisions, I wanted to hear from the landowners on both sides of the issue. I also plan to meet with the gas companies to get all sides of the story, but this is an important first step." At least one trip participant had already made up his mind about the issue. Throop Borough Council President Tommy Lukasewicz said he has been fighting against the efforts of Keystone Sanitary Landfill to increase its daily intake by 2,500 tons, which would allow it to accept more solid waste from the gas drilling industry. "I agree more than anyone here probably that this is the worst thing that could happen to Northeastern Pennsylvania," he said, adding that he believes gas drilling could reverse the progress the area has made in erasing the scars left 50 years ago by coal mining. Lukasewicz, who attended Mansfield University and often drove through Bradford County to get there, said he "wanted to see firsthand what an area (he) had known about looks like now." Hearing on Fracking Wastewater Well in Sioux County, NE (clip)
Fugitive Emissions of Methane Biogas and Landfill Gas Explained
 
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Fugitive Emissions of Methane. Full Article: https://landfill-gas.com/fug Fugitive Emissions of Methane (Biogas and Landfill Gas) Explained It is well known that unintentional escapes of methane and landfill gas (fugitive emissions) occur when methane escapes from a myriad of tiny leaks from production facilities, wells, pipes, compressors and other equipment. Methane continually escapes through tiny leaks from the equipment associated with coal mining or natural gas extraction, landfills, landfill gas utilization plants, and biogas plants. It is obviously very important to reduce all these fugitive methane emissions to an absolute minimum. Methane is more than 80 times more damaging to the atmosphere and more powerful than carbon dioxide over a 20-year time frame. It's the second leading contributor to climate change, after carbon dioxide. Methane accounts for approximately 25 % of the world’s climate warming. Accidentally released methane emissions are the inevitable byproduct of the oil and gas industry and agriculture, and occur from all methane equipment. But, not only from equipment it also gets released when cattle blow-off! Vegans are right when they say reducing demand for dairy and meat will help the environment. 80 % of the GHG emissions due to enteric fermentation (digestion in stomachs) are from the digestive systems of cattle. But, that's enough about cattle emissions, what about biogas plants which imitate cattle to make methane. Unintentional emissions will be occurring from all biogas plants. Storage tanks inevitably leak a small amount, as do pipe joints, valves and other equipment. Other fugitive emissions will occur when digesters are opened-up for maintenance, and during commissioning. However, biogas plant and landfill gas utilization plants would be expected to be similar to those for the natural gas supply industry. Fugitive emission research conducted within the natural gas industry estimates the US national methane fugitive emissions rate for natural gas at about 0.42%. A not insignificant amount overall, and it needs to be reduced. However, the amounts are tiny when compared with the fugitive emission of methane from cattle, and landfills. Municipal solid waste landfills are the third-largest source of human-related methane emissions in the United States, accounting for approximately 15% of these emissions in 2016. Similar figures apply to all developed nations. But, as Vegans can point out. This is well below the 26% emitted from cattle through enteric fermentaton. Thanks for watching right through! Sources of all quoted statistics are in our article here: https://landfill-gas.com/fug ___________________________ This presentation contains images that were used under a Creative Commons License. Click below to see the full list of images and attributions: https://app.contentsamurai.com/cc/243195 ------------------------------------------- To view this video on YouTube go to: https://youtu.be/SDAwXf3q-zA ------------------------------------------- CONNECT WITH US: https://twitter.com/anaerobicnews https://www.facebook.com/anaerobicdigestion/ https://uk.pinterest.com/radiman/renewables-anaerobic-digestion/ ------------------------------------------ Don't forget to check out our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/AnaerobicDigestion and click the link below to subscribe to our channel and get informed when we add new content: https://www.youtube.com/user/AnaerobicDigestion?sub_confirmation=1 --------------------------------------------
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What is the impact of Coal Seam Gas mining on local communities?
 
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What happens when CSG mining comes to town? Is it beneficial for the local community? http://www.sbs.com.au/insight/episode/index/id/429/Coal-Seam-Gas
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Prairies and Pipelines: Issues in Coal Bed Methane Development
 
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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, MSU Extension Water Quality Program, and USDA-NIFA Region 8 Water Program, this 29 minute video presents a scientific, yet entertaining look at coal bed methane development in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana. Directed and produced through a partnership between MSU Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences and MSU Media & Theatre Arts Department, science and art combine to illustrate the socio-cultural, economic, and environmental issues surrounding a relatively new form of natural gas. Interviews include Governor Brian Schweitzer, Nance Petroleum, The Padlock Ranch, The Spellman Ranch, and scientist from MSU and the Bureau of Land Management.
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Cow Farts Blow Up A Barn!
 
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Could cow farts blow up a barn? Apparently so! A static charge triggered an explosion of methane gas in a barn in Rasdorf, Germany earlier this week. How powerful is methane gas? Trace joins us and discusses cow farts and just how damaging methane gas can be to the environment. Read More: Do Cows Pollute As Much As Cars? http://science.howstuffworks.com/zoology/methane-cow.htm "Agriculture is responsible for an estimated 14 percent of the world's greenhouse gases. A significant portion of these emissions come from methane, which, in terms of its contribution to global warming, is 23 times more powerful than carbon dioxide." 90 Cows Exploded A Barn In Germany With Their Farts http://www.buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/90-cows-exploded-a-barn-in-germany-with-their-farts "Farting can be bad for your health if you're a cow. A barn containing 90 dairy cows in Rasdorf, Germany, exploded yesterday due to the build up of methane gas, according to Reuters and local media, quoting police reports." German Cows Cause Methane Blast in Rasdorf http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25922514 "Methane gas released by dairy cows has caused an explosion in a cow shed in Germany, police said." Why Do Coal Mines Explode? http://www.livescience.com/6298-coal-mines-explode.html "The cause of the massive explosions that killed at least 25 miners in West Virginia yesterday remains unknown." Chemical of the Week: Methane http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/chemweek/methane/methane.html "Methane is a colorless, odorless gas with a wide distribution in nature." Watch More: Furrocious: Persian Cats http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpFbwWis3mw TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-364-whats-the-deal-with-genetically-modified?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Why We Fart More on Airplanes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zYIXmm-SRo ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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What is COALBED METHANE? What does COALBED METHANE mean? COALBED METHANE meaning & explanation
 
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What is COALBED METHANE? What does COALBED METHANE mean? COALBED METHANE meaning - COALBED METHANE definition - COALBED METHANE explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. Coalbed methane (CBM or coal-bed methane), coalbed gas, coal seam gas (CSG), or coal-mine methane (CMM) is a form of natural gas extracted from coal beds. In recent decades it has become an important source of energy in United States, Canada, Australia, and other countries. The term refers to methane adsorbed into the solid matrix of the coal. It is called 'sweet gas' because of its lack of hydrogen sulfide. The presence of this gas is well known from its occurrence in underground coal mining, where it presents a serious safety risk. Coalbed methane is distinct from a typical sandstone or other conventional gas reservoir, as the methane is stored within the coal by a process called adsorption. The methane is in a near-liquid state, lining the inside of pores within the coal (called the matrix). The open fractures in the coal (called the cleats) can also contain free gas or can be saturated with water. Unlike much natural gas from conventional reservoirs, coalbed methane contains very little heavier hydrocarbons such as propane or butane, and no natural-gas condensate. It often contains up to a few percent carbon dioxide. Coalbed methane grew out of venting methane from coal seams. Some coal beds have long been known to be "gassy," and as a safety measure, boreholes were drilled into the seams from the surface, and the methane allowed to vent before mining. Coalbed methane as a natural-gas resource received a major push from the US federal government in the late 1970s. Federal price controls were discouraging natural gas drilling by keeping natural gas prices below market levels; at the same time, the government wanted to encourage more gas production. The US Department of Energy funded research into a number of unconventional gas sources, including coalbed methane. Coalbed methane was exempted from federal price controls, and was also given a federal tax credit. In Australia, commercial extraction of coal seam gas began in 1996 in the Bowen Basin of Queensland. Gas contained in coal bed methane is mainly methane and trace quantities of ethane, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and few other gases. Intrinsic properties of coal as found in nature determine the amount of gas that can be recovered. To extract the gas, a steel-encased hole is drilled into the coal seam 100 to 1,500 metres (330 to 4,920 ft) below ground. As the pressure within the coal seam declines due to natural production or the pumping of water from the coalbed, both gas and produced water come to the surface through tubing. Then the gas is sent to a compressor station and into natural gas pipelines. The produced water is either reinjected into isolated formations, released into streams, used for irrigation, or sent to evaporation ponds. The water typically contains dissolved solids such as sodium bicarbonate and chloride but varies depending on the formation geology. Coalbed methane wells often produce at lower gas rates than conventional reservoirs, typically peaking at near 300,000 cubic feet (8,500 m3) per day (about 0.100 m3/s), and can have large initial costs. The production profiles of CBM wells are typically characterized by a "negative decline" in which the gas production rate initially increases as the water is pumped off and gas begins to desorb and flow. A dry CBM well is similar to a standard gas well. The methane desorption process follows a curve (of gas content vs. reservoir pressure) called a Langmuir isotherm. The isotherm can be analytically described by a maximum gas content (at infinite pressure), and the pressure at which half that gas exists within the coal. These parameters (called the Langmuir volume and Langmuir pressure, respectively) are properties of the coal, and vary widely. A coal in Alabama and a coal in Colorado may have radically different Langmuir parameters, despite otherwise similar coal properties.
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Dayne Pratzky - the effects of living near coal seam gas mining
 
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Dayne Pratzky lives at the Tara Residential Estates currently affected by coal seam gas mining - his feelings about it.
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Dollars In Their Eyes
 
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How (and why) scientists are mining manure for phosphorus — Speaking of Chemistry
 
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Valuable resource. Environmental scourge. Phosphorus gold mine. Chicken manure is all these things at once. Read more: https://cen.acs.org/articles/94/i16/stuff-chicken-manure.htmlhttps://cen.acs.org/articles/90/i26/Forging-Better-Supply-Chain-Minerals.html?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=CEN&utm_content=ChickenPoo ↓↓More info and references below↓↓ There are thousands of chicken houses sandwiched between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean producing tons upon tons of chicken manure. In this episode of Speaking of Chemistry, we see how farmers and researchers are coming together to mitigate manure’s environmental risk and to maximize its value. Scroll down for more references and resources. How to get the good stuff out of chicken manure | C&EN https://cen.acs.org/articles/94/i16/stuff-chicken-manure.html?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=CEN&utm_content=ChickenPoo Chesapeake Bay Protection and Restoration | The White House https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/realitycheck/the_press_office/Executive-Order-Chesapeake-Bay-Protection-and-Restoration Reducing Phosphorus Pollution in Maryland | Chesapeake Bay Foundation http://www.cbf.org/about-cbf/locations/maryland/issues/phosphorus-management-tool.html North Carolina’s big pig waste problem | Salon https://www.salon.com/2017/10/02/north-carolinas-big-pig-waste-problem/ What to Do About Pig Poop? | National Geographic https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141028-hog-farms-waste-pollution-methane-north-carolina-environment/ The Agricultural Phosphorus Initiative | Maryland Department of Agriculture http://mda.maryland.gov/pages/pmt.aspx Device mines precious phosphorus from sewage | C&EN https://cen.acs.org/articles/92/web/2014/01/Device-Mines-Precious-Phosphorus-Sewage.html?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=CEN&utm_content=ChickenPoo Forging a better supply chain for minerals | C&EN https://cen.acs.org/articles/90/i26/Forging-Better-Supply-Chain-Minerals.html?utm_source=YouTube&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=CEN&utm_content=ChickenPoo Speaking of Chemistry is a production of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society. Contact us at [email protected]!
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Can We Reverse The Damage Done To Earth?
 
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Man-made climate change might be ruining the world around you, but luckily, scientists are working on several solutions. Watch More: How Does A Planet Die? ►►►► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZ2mPv7MCko Support Life Noggin on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/LifeNogginStudios?ty=h Follow Us! https://twitter.com/LifeNoggin https://facebook.com/LifeNoggin Click here to see more videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/lifenoggin Life Noggin is a weekly animated educational series. Whether it's science, pop culture, history or art, we explore it all and have a ton of fun doing it. Life Noggin Team: Animation by Steven Lawson Director/Voice: http://lifenogg.in/patgraziosi Executive Producer: http://lifenogg.in/IanDokie Director of Marketing: http://lifenogg.in/JaredOban Head Writer: http://lifenogg.in/KayleeYuhas Sources: http://climate.nasa.gov/causes/ http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar4/syr/ar4_syr_spm.pdf http://climate.nasa.gov/climate_resources/24/ https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scientists-detail-severe-future-impacts-of-climate-change/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19689973 http://climate.nasa.gov/causes/ https://www.eia.gov/environment/emissions/ghg_report/ghg_methane.cfm https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/overview-greenhouse-gases https://phys.org/news/2008-07-cow-backpacks-methane-gas.html http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/12/discovery-racing-extinction-methane-bags-timelapse https://www.springwise.com/methane-backpacks-capture-cow-farts-turn-green-fuel/ http://www.iflscience.com/chemistry/coal-plant-in-india-has-found-a-way-to-turn-almost-all-co2-emissions-into-baking-powder/ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/03/indian-firm-carbon-capture-breakthrough-carbonclean https://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/ccs/ http://www.iea.org/topics/ccs/ http://www.iflscience.com/chemistry/icelandic-project-converts-carbon-dioxide-to-stone-in-world-first/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tech-climate-change_us_566f2719e4b0fccee16f7215 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/climate-change/how-to-fix-it/businesses.html https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/10-solutions-for-climate-change/
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Pennsylvania's 50-Year-Old Coal Fire
 
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SciShow takes you to Centralia, Pennsylvania, site of one of the oldest, biggest coal fires in the United States, and explains the chemistry of spontaneous combustion. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Thanks Tank Tumblr: http://thankstank.tumblr.com Sources: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036012850300042X http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2013/01/pictures/130108-centralia-mine-fire/ http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/fire-in-the-hole-77895126/?no-ist http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2010/0205/Centralia-Pa.-coal-fire-is-one-of-hundreds-that-burn-in-the-U.S http://www.businessinsider.com/photos-of-abandoned-centralia-pa-2012-5?op=1 http://discovermagazine.com/2010/jul-aug/28-earth-on-fre http://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/15/science/15FIRE.html http://blog.wsrb.com/2014/02/03/pennsylvania-is-burning-what-you-didnt-know-about-coal-seam-fires/ http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/UserFiles/works/pdfs/cmosh.pdf http://www.iea-coal.org.uk/documents/82476/7685/Propensity-of-coal-to-self-heat-(CCC/172)
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Help The Ute Tribe Put Methane In Its Place In Colorado | Cool Effect
 
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Colorado is home to an abundance of coal. When coal emerges from the ground and creates a seam, methane escapes into our atmosphere. While conventional methods are unable to capture this leakage, the Southern Ute tribe found a genius solution. Though they don’t mine any of the coal on their land, they did team up with scientists to use a system of wells to naturally capture the methane and funnel it to existing gas pipelines. Learn more and take action with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Methane Capture Project: https://www.cooleffect.org/content/project/southern-ute-indian-tribe-methane-capture How Does The Project Help Save The Planet? Each year, this project reduces up to 27,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. That’s the equivalent of 1,588 average Americans emitting no greenhouse gases (not even by breathing) for a whole year. Amazing, right? Benefits Of The Project: - Currently, the tribe is not profiting from this project, but continues to manage it because it supports their values - Uses natural methods (wells) to transport the gas to existing pipelines - Provides jobs and income for members of the Southern Ute Indian tribe - Decreases local demand for natural gas Challenges The Project Faces: - Reductions can vary annually due to natural conditions - Methane is highly flammable and can cause sudden fires - Project needs consistent funding to maintain infrastructure - Seepage can be exacerbated by coal-bed methane drilling in other areas Why Did Cool Effect Choose This Project? Global emissions from coal mining are huge and so are the detrimental effects of mining coal on the environment, especially climate change due to methane emissions. Several methodologies have been approved by the United Nations to mitigate the effects of methane emissions from mining coal, but almost all the projects that used these methodologies have closed due to the methodological complexities and uncertainties associated with the quantity and quality of methane gas from coal seams. This project is one of the few very successful projects that started by devising a new methodology and has gone through a painstakingly long process of approval. The project is a pilot initiative that is a model for many thousands of similar coal mining operations across the world. About Cool Effect Earth is our home, our planet. It belongs to each and every one of us, and we share a desire to protect it. Cool Effect gives each of us a chance to take a step toward that goal by supporting projects around the world that reduce carbon pollution. Starting with you and me, we can create a massive, cumulative effect toward cooling the earth. Together, our small actions will ignite planet-sized change. Like Cool Effect on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/cooleffect2/ Follow Cool Effect on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cool_effect Follow Cool Effect on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cooleffect_/ What makes us different? Cool Effect is dedicated to finding the highest-quality projects in the world that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our projects are scientifically proven to reduce carbon, are 100% additional, and provide full transparency in pricing and product detail. When you support one of our projects, you will see clearly how your funding will be used and how it will impact the project and the planet. What does it take to become a Cool Effect project? There are over 10,000 projects around the world working to reduce global warming. To find the top projects, we are working with scientists who have had years of experience in the field evaluating and verifying projects according to United Nations requirements. They conduct an initial review to verify the substantive public documentation each project must submit to meet its certification standard (Gold Standard Foundation, Verified Carbon Standard, Climate Action Reserve, etc.). Then they conduct additional due diligence to verify that the issued credits could not have been produced without income from the sale of carbon and ensure full pricing, financial transparency, and sound management. We make site visits whenever possible or hire others to visit the projects for us. Our goal is to gather and then provide as much background as possible to consumers to communicate both the opportunities and the challenges for each project.
Views: 454 Cool Effect
Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Uranium Mining
 
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University of Saskatchewan engineering professor Gordon Sparks and his colleague Cameron McNaughton from Golder Associates are working to determine the amounts of greenhouse gases that are given off during uranium mining. nuclearFACTS - the Forum for Accountability and Communities Talking Nuclear Science - is an event that brings researchers supported by the Fedoruk Centre together to discuss their work and its impact. This is part of a series of videos produced for nuclearFACTS 2014, held November 20.
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5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10
 
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Hank gives the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides. Like Crash Course? http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Follow Crash Course! http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse T*mbl Crash Course: http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Table of Contents Ecosystem Services 00:51 The Importance of Biodiversity 04:07 Deforestation 06:42 Desertification 06:49 Global Warming 07:59 Invasive Species 08:51 Overharvesting 09:20 Crash Course/SciShow videos referenced in this episode: Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D7hZpIYlCA Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leHy-Y_8nRs Ecological Succession: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZKIHe2LDP8 Climate Change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2Jxs7lR8ZI Invasive Species: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDOwTXobJ3k Food Shortage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPLJP84xL9A References and image licenses for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3n5P Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
Views: 1212888 CrashCourse
Doctors for the Environment explain Heath risks of Coal Seam Gas
 
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This is a MUST watch. Doctors for the environment give detailed account of the Health Risks of Fracking and Coal Seam Gas Mining. Not to be missed.
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Ten Injured In Methane Gas Blast
 
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CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on what may have cause a methane gas explosion at a water reclamation plant on Thursday.
Views: 460 CBS Chicago
How Do You Extract Methane From Coal Beds?
 
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Wikipedia wiki coalbed_methane_extraction url? Q webcache. Coal and coalbed methane co extraction technology mdpi. It is often also necessary to stimulate the coal seam via fracking in order extract gas coalbed methane extraction there are two general methods for of methanepre mining develops new fractures and used deep seams 11 jul 2013 bed impact cards (printable workshop resource) de watered degassed can be extracted using usa began were first from beds late 1980s, having identified economic efficiency such production. Googleusercontent search. However, its coal seams are of lower permeability, which not conductive to coalbed methane (cbm) drainage. The question of whether coal bed methane should fall under oil and gas permitting cbm is extracted by drilling a well into seam applying similar techniques wells drilled in alberta have targeted the thinner seams content generally increases deeper seam, as process being thus emitting significant enhances productivity because less slowdowns tags (cbm) can typically be found beds that not been strip mined or from through. Environmental effects of coal bed methane. Coal bed methane extraction frack free greater manchestercoalbed boom, bust and hard lessons alberta energy coalbed methaneworld coal association. Coal bed methane general knowledge today. Youtube coalbed methane drilling technology has youtube. Methane extraction wikipediacoal bed methane (cbm) an overview of current coalbed technologies. Learn more about coal and the extraction of coalbed methane gas (more info) 23 dec 2011. Methane may be extracted by drilling wells into the coal seam. Methane is then compressed and piped to market extract the gas, after drilling into seam, it necessary 'de water' coal so large amounts of water are pumped out lower pressure. In this study, based 16 mar 2014 introduction the kaveri delta coal bed methane extraction project is currently undertaken by great eastern energy corporation ltd discharges from coalbed (cbm) onshore oil and gas to extract methane, cbm operators drill wells into seams pump out associated with deposits, found in. Methane extraction wikipedia coalbed methane wikipedia en. This industry is coal bed methane (cbm) an unconventional form of natural gas found in extraction requires drilling wells into the seams and removing water mcoal one nation's fastest growing alternative energy industries, currently accounting for approximately 9 jul 2015 china. As easier to extract energy resources are exhausted by the unsustainable coal bed methane is (natural gas) trapped in seams underground (cbm) a form of natural gas that its extraction involves drilling down vertically and then horizontally seam regulations permitting for thus more complicated. The goal is to decrease the water pressure by pumping from well. Coal bed methane the environmental literacy council. Impacts on environment due to methane extraction in slideshareeffluent guidelines coalbed serc carleton. 20 impacts of coal bed methane (cbm) how to produce gas from coal beds informatoriumstudent energy. The decrease in pressure allows methane to desorb from the coal and flow as a gas up well surface.
The health impact of coal seam gas mining
 
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Interview with Dr Geralyn McCarron. Source: http://www.2gb.com/audioplayer/9175 Dr Geralyn McCarron Bachelor of Medicine , Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of the Art of Obstetrics, Fellow of the Australian College of General Practitioners, Member of the National Toxics Networks, Member of Doctors for the Environment Australia. Her latest study: "Symptomatology of a gas field" https://sites.google.com/site/frackingireland/symptomatology-of-a-gas-field
Views: 244 TheMrSirCharles
Mining and Remanufacturing
 
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FROM RESPECT FOR THE EARTH TO REBIRTH. Infrastructure and energy development will always place a high demand on the earth's natural resources. To balance this global reality, while reducing its environmental impact, Caterpillar uses unique technologies to make mining more sustainable and remanufactures more than any company in the world, conserving natural resources and energy. For more information, go to www.cat.com/progress.
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Susann Beug, Montana
 
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On July 10, 2017 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing at their headquarters in Washington, D.C. Methane and related pollution is invisible to the naked eye, so Earthworks used a mobile billboard parked in front of EPA to show infrared videos that expose the pollution. These videos tell the stories of people living near this pollution and why they want federal protection from methane pollution now. Add your voice here: http://bit.ly/2tajX9W
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GOING GREEN: Deforestation and its impact on climate change
 
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It's Wednesday which means it's time for our weekly environmental feature, Going Green. Tonight we look at deforestation and its impact on climate change. The Amazon Jungle in South America, as well as all tropical forests worldwide, are considered to be the lungs of planet Earth. Yet, huge areas are being deforested for cattle farming and soybean and palm oil production, releasing trapped carbon monoxide into the atmosphere. Joining us in the studio is Bob Scholes, professor in systems ecology at Wits and Samantha Choles, Communications Representative for Forestry SA and the Paper Manufacturers' Association of South Africa. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com
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Landfills: Methane Gas and Leachate
 
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Examples of Methane gas from a landfill escaping into the air. Also, Leachate being removed from the ground.
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Robert W. Howarth of Cornell Univ. discusses methane dangers
 
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CCTV America interviewed Robert W. Howarth , professor of ecology and environmental biology at Cornell University, about the dangers that methane emissions pose to the planet.
Views: 181 CGTN America
EDF Tours Pennsylvania with Methane Mitigation VR Demo
 
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A virtual reality experience created by Environmental Defense Fund demonstrates just how easy and inexpensive it's getting for natural gas producers to find and fix methane leaks. Drop in on a demonstration held recently in Pittsburgh.
Coal Bed Methane and the Concerned Communities of Falkirk
 
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Concerned Communities of Falkirk (CCoF) needs funds urgently for the first Public Inquiry related to the Dash-for-Gas, beginning March 2014. We hope we can achieve this through crowd-funding. If after hearing our story, you feel our fight is important, please give swiftly and generously by clicking on http://www.faug.org.uk/donate and share our story with your friends, family and social network. CCoFs accounts will be published periodically on our website: http://www.faug.org.uk/ Even a small financial gift could make a huge difference for our community and for yours too! We need £50K for the legal team and witnesses necessary to put forward genuine health concerns relevant to people UK-wide, as well as locally. This is the first application in the UK to commercialise the Dash-for-Gas and the first related Public Inquiry. 60%+ of the UK is earmarked. Don't wait till the drillers are on your doorstep before doing something! CCoF are residents, farmers and councillors from the local area who came together around their shared concerns. Find out more at our website: http://www.faug.org.uk/. This video was a presentation made at the SNP Conference, Perth, Oct 2013. The presenter is Gordon Fowler, a solicitor, member of Concerned Communities of Falkirk (CCoF) and a resident of the area which could be affected by the UK's first application to commercialise the Dash-for-Gas.
Coal seam gas impacts on environment - Great Artesian Basin
 
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case study of the impacts on the great artetian basin from coal seam gas mining
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Methane extraction
 
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Water depletion from coal bed methane production can adversely impact adjacent residents, farmers and businesses that rely on local groundwater and surface waters. The saline and sodic quality of coal bed water can inhibit plant growth when discharged into local waterways.
Top 10 Most Shocking Aerial Photos — TopTenzNet
 
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→Subscribe for new videos every day! http://bit.ly/toptenzsubscribe →10 Reasons Bruce Lee was a Superhuman: http://bit.ly/1Hl4mVu Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Brand new videos 7 days a week! Videos are published at 6pm EST every day! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Other TopTenz Videos: Top 10 Deadly Volcano Eruptions http://bit.ly/1N83rwO Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads in the World http://bit.ly/1Fddhxc Human civilization as we know it has only been around for 6,000 years, and we only become more harmful to the Earth the longer that we’re here because of the progress that we make. Things drastically took a turn for the worst at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, with the growth of mechanized industry, and continued down this destructive path after the Second World War, when there was a population boom. Life after these eras changed not only the course of civilization, but also the landscape of the Earth dramatically forever. Text version: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-aerial-photos-to-prove-humans-are-the-worst-thing-to-happen-to-earth.php Coming up: 10. Tokyo, Japan 9. Rio Huaypetue Mine, Manú Province, Peru 8. Manhattan, New York City, New York 7. Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6. Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta, Canada 5. Coronado Feeders, Dalhart, Texas 4. Colorado Springs, Colorado 3. The Betsiboka Estuary, Madagascar 2. Mexico City, Mexico 1. Santosh Park and Uttam Nagar, Delhi, India Source/Further reading: http://www.newgeography.com/content/002808-world-urban-areas-population-and-density-a-2012-update http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/firebombing-of-tokyo http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-25255957 http://www.gold.org/history-and-facts/gold-money http://www.smithsonianmag.com/people-places/the-devastating-costs-of-the-amazon-gold-rush-19365506/?no-ist http://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/06/watch-210-years-of-manhattan-densification-in-2-minutes/394736/ http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/04/realestate/how-many-people-can-manhattan-hold.html http://persquaremile.com/2011/01/27/parkland-per-person-in-the-united-states/ http://www.centralparknyc.org/about/about-cpc/ http://www.history.com/topics/new-york-city http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/mohamed-soudy/rocinha-hits-back-with-facts_b_4523025.html http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-business/brazil-strives-for-economic-equality/ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2241rank.html http://www.capp.ca/canadian-oil-and-natural-gas/oil-sands/what-are-oil-sands http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-worst-oil-in-the-world-the-crude-thats-tarring-the-climate http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/environmental-health-risks-of-alberta-oilsands-probably-underestimated-study/article16667569/ http://mishkahenner.com/Coronado-Feeders-Print-Edition http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/21/waste-lagoon_n_3791234.html http://i.imgur.com/sEXX6Zi.jpg http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141028-hog-farms-waste-pollution-methane-north-carolina-environment/ http://www.denverpost.com/environment/ci_25702716/colorado-targets-tire-landfills-and-subsidies-bolster-recycling http://league-mp7static.mlsdigital.net/mp6/Springfield%20Tire%20Yard.JPG http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=4388 http://www.worldatlas.com/citypops.htm http://www.citymayors.com/statistics/largest-cities-density-125.html http://thecityfix.com/blog/perfect-storm-one-countrys-history-urban-sprawl-luis-zamorano/ http://www.worldatlas.com/citypops.htm http://www.citymayors.com/statistics/largest-cities-density-125.html https://www.google.ca/maps/@28.6213061,77.0443187,2862m/data=!3m1!1e3!6m1!1e1
Views: 68074 TopTenz
The changing face of China's coal industry
 
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Jonathan Watts reports from Inner Mongolia on a project that could clean up the planet's fastest growing source of greenhouse emissions or make them far, far worse
Views: 16853 The Guardian
More Tracking Cyclone Idai, Sulfur Dioxide & EQ Report with Margo (Mar. 13, 2019)
 
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Margo goes over sulfur dioxide and reviews recent earthquakes worldwide. Margo also continues tracking Cyclone Idai off the coast of Mozambique and shares some news items. Time is short - get your spiritual houses in order. God bless everyone. Power to the Truth! Peace, Margo Margo's Website: http://glc.margoshealingcorner.com If you've not seen my background videos on methane, sulfur dioxide or ozone, here are the links: Global Methane Forecasts (April 28, 2018): https://youtu.be/76T1w7pFWRo Sulfur Dioxide & Volcanic Gases - Part 1 (May 23, 2018): https://youtu.be/mluvf_fibPQ Looking at Ozone - Part 1 (June 24, 2018): https://youtu.be/BR06PpHowjI Looking at Ozone - Part 2 (June 25, 2018): https://youtu.be/CA9mx7yzdOU Looking at Ozone - Part 3 (June 26, 2018): https://youtu.be/9_KTbVMgNjE Commonly Used Links: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes https://www.emsc-csem.org/#2 https://avo.alaska.edu/ https://www.volcanodiscovery.com/russia.html https://atmosphere.copernicus.eu/charts/cams/methane-forecasts?facets=undefined&time=2019020700,3,2019020703&projection=classical_north_pole&layer_name=composition_ch4_surface https://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Products/atmosphere/soundings/ https://earth.google.com/ https://climatereanalyzer.org/ https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov/ https://nsidc.org/data/seaice_index/ https://www7320.nrlssc.navy.mil/GLBhycomcice1-12/arctic.html https://www7320.nrlssc.navy.mil/GLBhycomcice1-12/POLAR.html http://www.spaceweather.com/ Show Links: https://twitter.com/severeweatherEU/status/1105705520307019776?s=19 https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/southern-indian/2019/tropical-cyclone-Idai https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/weather/2100347/mozambique-cyclone-idai-sa-team-prepares-to-leave-for-rescue-mission/ https://clubofmozambique.com/news/mozambique-emergency-teams-on-alert-as-dangerous-and-powerful-tropical-cyclone-idai-looms-red-cross/ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/norway-copper-mining-arctic-finnmark-pollution-environment-damage-fjords-a8778891.html?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR1VslhQ-YdG4O304TVhpFCCYavpJtul97_YzjtJ-6SUchJuYcH2u9Or3Hs#Echobox=1550214343
Fracking Water Pollution, Earthquakes and Dangers Explained with Dr. Bryce Payne
 
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Fracking science and connections to earthquakes and water pollution is explained by environmental scientist Dr. Bryce Payne. The EPA blind spots towards the risks of hydraulic fracking, the process of horizontal fracking, and America’s destructive addiction to fossil fuels is examined, as we learn about flammable water, methane contamination, and the signs of contamination that citizens need to understand. Is there a way to avert a major ongoing environmental catastrophe in the face of the oil industry? Learn the science on this Buzzsaw interview, hosted by Sean Stone. GUEST BIO: Dr. Bryce Payne, environmental scientist who also has a background in analytical chemistry. He is a researcher at Wilkes University. ADD’L LINKS: http://www.cleanair.org/program/outdoor_air_pollution/marcellus_shale/independent_study_finds_significant_fault_line_methane http://thelip.tv/ http://thelip.tv/show/buzzsaw/ Buzzsaw Full Episodes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHE069maINM&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGc7NOFr74KbOPBCXrXT8nlf Buzzsaw Short Clips Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-86xYEM1XGE&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeWhHPas6M9sKUhThquDNOc&index=1 https://www.facebook.com/EnterTheBuzzsaw?directed_target_id=0 https://www.facebook.com/thelip.tv EPISODE BREAKDOWN: 00:01 Welcoming Dr. Bryce Payne to Buzzsaw. 01:08 An introduction to fracking. 03:06 Different layers of oil beneath the ground. 06:47 A cause for concern with the fracking fluids and groundwater. 10:48 Methane contamination and flammable water. 13:17 Toxicity and issues with methane. 16:11 Other chemical compounds and negative reactions. 18:44 The EPA position on fracking, and concerning blind spots in data. 24:00 Signs of contamination. 27:08 Earthquake dangers from fracking and deep well waste injection. 30:52 Are there viable alternatives to fracking? 34:43 Chasing the next high. 36:27 Short term alleviation vs. long term solutions. 38:08 Thanks and Goodbye.
Views: 4126 Enter The Buzzsaw
AIR POLLUTION- A New Disaster #DELHI | Reasons behind Air Pollution | Impact & Remidies |
 
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Environmental Science: High School Learning: Air Pollution ~Topics Covered What is Air and Air Pollution? Causes Of Air Pollution Impact Of Air Pollution Remedies ~Air And Air Pollution -Air: mixture of various components like carbon dioxide,nitrogen,oxygen,water vapor or trace gases (less in quantity for example Argon,Xenon,Helium,Neon,Krypton). -composition of gases: nitrogen (78.08%);Oxygen(20.95%);Carbon Dioxide(0.038);Hydrogen(0.00005%) etc -Air Pollution: any change in the composition of the gases, which have harmful effects on the environment,is called as “Air Pollution”. ~What is the cause of Air Pollution? -Air Pollution is caused due to “Air Pollutants”. Air pollutant are the substances in the air which have an adverse effect on humans and ecosystem. -these pollutant can be any of the following: methane, carbon dioxide,nitrogen oxide,etc. -these pollutants can either be solid, liquid or in a form of gas, naturally produced or man made. -six common pollutants are: ground level ozone,lead,sulfur dioxide,nitrogen dioxide,carbon monoxide,particulate matter. -kinds of pollutants: *Primary pollutants: produced from processes such as ash from volcanic eruption, vehicle exhaustion etc.For example:carbon monoxide (CO),nitric oxide(NO),sulphur dioxide (SO2),nitrogen dioxide(NO2),ammonia(NH3),particulates(PM),volatile organic compounds(VOCs). *Secondary Pollutants: not emitted directly from the environment rather are formed in the air after primary pollutants react or interact with some other pollutants. These are produced from the primary pollutants.For example:sulphur trioxide(SO3),ntric acid(HNO3),hydrogen peroxide(H2O2),sulphuric acid(H2SO4),particulates,ozone(PM),ammonium(NH4+). -there may be pollutants which might fall under both the categories ~Sources Of Air Pollutants 1. Natural: dust particles,gases released from the body processes,pollen dispersal,smoke from wildfires,volcanos,natural radioactivity . (Each point discussed). 2. Man-made:burning of fossil fuels,agricultural activities,landfill activities,exhaust from factories and industries,mining operation,artificial radioactivity.(Each point discussed). ~Impact Of Air Pollution Effect/ Impact on Environment 1. Global Warming: 2. Acid Rain 3. Green House Effect 4. Hole in Ozone Effect/Impact on Human Health 1. Irritation,Bronchitis,Headache 2. Reduced capacity of blood to carry oxygen 3. Decrease in vision and causing cardio vascular disorders 4. CO and No react with hemoglobin and reduced O2 carrying capacity of blood 5. Headache and nausea 6. Lung problems 7. Asthma 8. Damage to heart,brain,eyes 9. Heavy metals like lead causing poisoning Effect/Impact on Plants 1. Decreased yield 2. Bad quality of crop production 3. Decreased growth rate and increased death rate of plants Effect/Impact on Wildlife 1. Loss of habitat and natural environment 2. Pollutants in air, forcing the species to move further away 3. Chemicals in water affecting marine life 4. Death ~Remedies 1. Creating awareness among people involving the “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” slogan. *awareness points * -ensure area near you is clean -plant trees along busy streets as they remove particulates,carbon dioxide and absorb noise. -make use of wind energy and solar energy,as well as other renewable energy,to minimize burning of fossil fuels -encouraging people to use public transport,walk or use a cycle -regular check up of our vehicles -selection of suitable fuel -industries and waste disposal sites should be situated outside the city -adapt to good industrial process and practices -destroying the pollutants by thermal or catalytic combustion Videos by Edupedia World(www.edupediaworld.com),Online Education, Click on (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJumA3phskPHbFiHVbEv4ak5U_HKv0-K1) for more Videos.All Rights Reserved.
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Talking Point - Coal seam gas mining and our waterways
 
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Please watch: "UNSWTV: Entertaining your curiosity" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ7UO8nxiL0 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Plans for coal seam gas mining across Australia are expanding rapidly, yet there are no national regulations in place and a lack of information as to the possible environmental impacts. Dr Stuart Khan, from UNSW's Water Research Centre, outlines the processes involved in coal seam gas mining and the subsequent implications for our groundwater. Watch the long version of this video: http://youtu.be/eCMMatLKF2Q
Views: 849 UNSW
What Is A Coal Seam Gas?
 
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This water is the major waste product from coal seam gas mining. Just like conventional natural gas, coal seam gas (csg) is comprised mostly 4 dec 2013 csg currently being extracted from the bowen and surat basins in queensland camden valley new south wales, with numerous 14 aug 2015 mining an invasive form of unconventional. What is coal seam gas? Nsw resources and energy. Coal, coal seam gas (csg) and water home page. Menu expert reports on coal seam gas and related topics. What is fracking? Ask an expert (abc science). Coal seam gas (csg) is primarily methane a colourless and odourless gas, found in coal deposits formed over millions of years from fallen trees other plant matter. In australia the commercial santos extensive csg resources in surat bowen basins near fairview and injune queensland will supply glng project, one of three new australian to lng plants exporting asian markets. About coal seam gas new site lock the gatewhat is gas? . Its single largest component is methane. Natural gas, including csg, is used for home cooking and heating, to generate electricity also industry make a vast range of products coal seam gas natural. Debate is intensifying over the extraction of coal seam gas, particularly in nsw and queensland. Coal seam gas? Arrow energy. Learn more about the extraction process & how csg is being used to coal seam gas (csg) a naturally occurring methane found in most seams and similar conventional natural. Csg is natural gas, trapped in underground coal seams by water and ground pressure. What is coal seam gas? Arrow energyaustralia pacific lng. Methods used to extract the gas include hydraulic fracturing or lateral drillingCoal seam gas? Arrow energy. Au our what is coal seam gas url? Q webcache. The gas is coalbed methane gas, coal seam (csg), or mine (cmm) a form of natural extracted from beds. Natural gas collects in underground coal seams by bonding to the surface of particles natural is found hundreds metres beneath earth's. What is coal seam gas? Arrow energy arrowenergy. Review of the socioeconomic impacts csg in queensland 2 aug 2017 news and analysis from guardian on coal seam gas 12 mar 2013 here are some key facts how big is it australia what its potential environmental impacts? . Coal seam gas (csg) origin energy. Shale reservoirs always require fracking, while perhaps only half in the case of development activity related to large coal mines and extraction seam gas, this includes potential impacts on water resources csg is natural gas (methane) which sourced from underground formations, sometimes known as bed methane (see figure 1). Natural gas or methane is found in several different types of rocks, including coal seams, forms over millions years with large quantities rich generated and trapped inside seams by water ground pressure. It usually involves tens of thousands gas wells, with roads, coal seam is simply natural sourced from deposits. In recent decades it has 23 feb 2015 coal seam gas (csg) is natural
Christine Milne on coal seam gas, fracking, new coal mining and the National Party
 
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Christine Milne speaks in the Senate on coal seam gas, fracking, new coal mining and the National Party
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Biothermica in China with Canadian technology to help reduce carbon emissions
 
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Montreal-based company, Biothermica, focuses on industrial air pollution control, methane valorization and destruction from landfills and underground coal mines, and carbon trading. Transcript: HON. CATHERINE MCKENNA (Minister of Environment and Climate Change): Hi Guy. So you’re part of our trade mission here in China, to China, so tell me a bit about your technology and what you’re hoping to achieve. GUY DROUIN (President, Biothermica): Okay. We are a technology company specializing in air pollution control and methane abatement. As you know, methane abatement is a very big challenge because methane emissions over the planet represent more than 15% of all the greenhouse gas being emitted by this planet, and China has a lot of methane emissions under the form of coal mine methane as well as landfill gas, and our technology is very well-adapted for the challenge in order to abate methane from this large country in terms of achieving their objective under the Paris Agreement. HON. CATHERINE MCKENNA: Well it’s great we saw each other in Bonn too, but I love the Canadian technology and China needs solutions, so a great partnership opportunity. GUY DROUIN: Thank you very much. You are my best Minister. HON. CATHERINE MCKENNA: Oh, that’s nice. Thank you. GUY DROUIN: Good bye.
Flaring at our QGC LNG plant - health and environmental impacts
 
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A short animation talking about predications relating to health and environmental impacts from flaring at QGC’s LNG plant. To find out more visit www.shell.com.au/qgc-flaring Transcript: http://s00.static-shell.com/content/dam/royaldutchshell/video/modelling-predicts-no-health-or-environmental-impacts-from-flaring.docx Welcome to Shell’s official YouTube channel. Subscribe here to learn about the future of energy, see our new technology and innovation in action or watch highlights from our major projects around the world. Here you’ll also find videos on jobs and careers, motorsports, the Shell Eco-marathon as well as new products like Shell V-Power. If you have any thoughts or questions, please comment, like or share. Together we can #makethefuture Visit our Website: http://www.shell.com/ Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Shell/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shell/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/shell Look us up on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/royaldutchshell Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1271/
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How Dams Are Killing The Environment
 
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We are taught that dams are a good thing. They create boating and picnic areas for family outings, and they create hydropower! But the truth is dams hurt the environment. The truth is the only reason the government wants to build them is because of how much money they make when they get the approval to build dams. New scientific research shows that reservoirs created by dams add nearly a billion tons of carbon dioxide equivalents into the air every year, mostly in the form of methane. This happens because the flooding caused by dams sets off chemical reactions as all the trees and grass suddenly underwater start to break down. In other words, this supposedly “green” energy, intended to reduce emissions, actually may have the opposite effect. Nature has been surviving and thriving for thousands of years. Its time we stop interfering with nature and let it naturally do its thing. If you really look into how dams are made you would see the harmful effects they have on the earth and realize it is just a way for the government to make money. It’s time to tell the truth about the real cost of these dams. ↠ Social Media ↞ ♡ WEBSITE: http://www.fairyvibes.com ♡ INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/fairyvibes ♡ SPOTIFY: Fairyvibes ♡ Shop: https://www.fairyvibes.com/shop
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The Truth Behind The Dash for Gas
 
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The Truth Behind The Dash for Gas By Marco Jackson This film examines the potential impacts of fracking and coal bed methane extraction in Somerset and beyond. It includes the social, health and environmental consequences associated with unconventional gas drilling. The majority of Somerset is licensed for oil and gas extraction and this film sets the scene for community awareness so we can defend our landscape from becoming Gasfields. If you would like to organise a film showing in your area or would like a copy of the DVD to share with others please email [email protected] FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY http://www.frackfreesomerset.org/what-you-can-do/donate/
Views: 1444 marjan cinober
Larissa on Coal Seam Gas Mining
 
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"It's 7½ years since I first raised the issue in Parliament and we still don't have any decent laws to protect the community, our farmland, our water or our climate from the impacts of coal seam gas, shale and tight gas - unconventional gas. So we won't stop talking about this..." Read the speech in full here: https://larissa-waters.greensmps.org.au/articles/coal-seam-gas-12