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Submission + - Implications of Peak Oil for Global Warming.

msevior writes: "The OilDrum is running a story about a paper by Climate expert Jim Hansen, who examines the implications of the finite reserves of Oil, Gas and Coal on the total Global Warming effect. He finds that conservative (large) estimates of the total world Oil and Gas reserves place substantial constraints on the eventual CO2 concentration in the atmosphere. However unrestrained use of coal will put the world into dangerous a warming scenario."

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