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IS92a,b,… 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

LCI Life cycle inventory

Mw(e) Megawatts of electric power

NGO Non-governmental organization

OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OGF Same as AOG

oxyfuel Fuel burned in oxygen that has been separated from air prior to burning.

PCC Post-combustion capture

PCDC Pre-combustion decarbonization

PET polyethylene teraphthalate

PLA Polylactic acid

PNGV Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles

ppmv Parts per million volume

PSI Pounds per square inch

PV Photovoltaic

Quad 1015 BTU. This is approximately equal to 0.2 billion tonnes of carbon

SCFD Standard cubic feet per day

ton 2000 lb, used by some writers. See tonne,

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

UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Also FCCC

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