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Title: Nanoscience -- Potential and Threats

Abstract

As the world’s population continues to expand, scientists are working to address the energy needs and challenges that accompany growth with environmentally responsible approaches. Nanoscience is helping to provide solutions to energy and environmental concerns in a number of ways.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1545134
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Molecular Frontiers Journal
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 01; Journal Issue: 01; Journal ID: ISSN 2529-7325
Publisher:
World Scientific
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; Nanoscience; Energy; Environment; Carbon Cycle 2.0 Initiative

Citation Formats

Alivisatos, Paul. Nanoscience -- Potential and Threats. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1142/s2529732517400077.
Alivisatos, Paul. Nanoscience -- Potential and Threats. United States. doi:10.1142/s2529732517400077.
Alivisatos, Paul. Wed . "Nanoscience -- Potential and Threats". United States. doi:10.1142/s2529732517400077. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1545134.
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abstractNote = {As the world’s population continues to expand, scientists are working to address the energy needs and challenges that accompany growth with environmentally responsible approaches. Nanoscience is helping to provide solutions to energy and environmental concerns in a number of ways.},
doi = {10.1142/s2529732517400077},
journal = {Molecular Frontiers Journal},
number = 01,
volume = 01,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {5}
}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: The current carbon cycle is out of balance, producing global climate change. Nanoscience will play a key role in creating new technologies for a future balanced carbon cycle. The numbers at the bottom show that in addition to decreasing C emissions over this century, we also expect tomore » need to produce 3x the amount of energy. Also, all of the current net C fl uxes between reservoirs are much much larger than natural fl uxes, which in general are near zero, but even during periods of rapid natural change they are seldom much bigger than 0.1 Gt C/yr (Don DePaolo. private communication).« less

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