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Future scenerios of IPCC based on assumptions, the more significant of which are population, population growth, rate of end-use energy intensity improvement, andelasticity of energy demand
Life cycle inventory
Megawatts of electric power
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Same as AOG
Fuel burned in oxygen that has been separated from air prior to burning.
Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles
Parts per million volume
Pounds per square inch
1015 BTU. This is approximately equal to 0.2 billion tonnes of carbon
Standard cubic feet per day
2000 lb, used by some writers. See tonne,
Metric ton, equal to 2202 lb. The standard unit for projection is tonnes of carbon. This should be differentiated from tonnes of CO2, which is a factor of 11/3 larger than tonnes carbon
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Also FCCC