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What is ZERO EMISSION WORLD?

Make no mistake, climate change is the biggest threat we have ever faced. If we continue to emit greenhouse gases at the current rate, our planet will be beyond salvation in less than a decade.1 We need to act fast, and we need to act now, but what can we do? ZERO EMISSION WORLD is an all-encompassing graphical solution to climate change that demonstrates how human-made emissions can be reduced to zero by the year 2050. This includes explaining how we can dramatically reduce the amount of energy our buildings, vehicles, and factories consume while also demonstrating how we can power our remaining energy demand using only renewable technologies. Before we get started though, we first need to understand what climate change is, and why we need to put a stop to it.

The World in 2100

If our carbon dioxide emissions continue to increase at the current rate, atmospheric concentrations will be the highest they have been in more than thirty million years.2 The question is, what effect will this have on our planet? Let’s find out what scientists think our planet will look like.

Understanding Energy

Within ZERO EMISSION WORLD, we do our best to keep the technical terms to a minimum. Unfortunately, when it comes to energy, some technical terms are just unavoidable. As such, to ensure you always know what we are talking about, we suggest that you learn the definitions for the technical terms we use in the book by reading the following article.

Fossil Fuelled Planet

Before we understand how to stop our carbon emissions, we must first understand why we create so much of them. To do this, we explain why we need energy, the benefits it brings, and where it all comes from. We also explain the benefits and disadvantages of our current energy sources, and if there is any way of catching the carbon dioxide these energy sources emit before the carbon dioxide enters our atmosphere.

The Renewable Solution

So what is the way forward? Well, where fossil fuels are concerned, there does not appear to be one. All methods of removing carbon dioxide from fossil fuel emissions are both expensive and hard to implement. A global switch to nuclear is not viable because we simply don’t have enough uranium. Finally, thorium is not an option because we still need to undertake at least a decade of research and development and, even then, it may not prove to be a cost-effective source of energy. All of this means that if we want to stop climate change, we need to start looking at other options.

Future Buildings

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Future Transport

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Future Industry

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ZERO EMISSION WORLD is a huge undertaking, and it simply would not be possible without the support of people like yourself. To help us complete ZERO EMISSION WORLD, please donate what you can using the form below. Your donation will help complete the research required to finalise the book, fund the equipment needed to undertake the research, market the ideas contained within the book and aid us with the printing costs. Your donation will also help fund our travels to schools, colleges, businesses and universities, where we will inform students not only of the damage climate change will bring, but about how this damage can be prevented. Finally, your donations will help us create exhibitions and events related to ZERO EMISSION WORLD that explain about both climate change and how it can be stopped.

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