Heat Trapping Gases & Other Climate Change Influences

Part 4 of United States Climate Change Impact. Carbon dioxide concentration has increased due to the use of fossil fuels in electricity generation, transportation, and industrial and household uses. It is also produced as a by-product during the manufacturing of cement. Deforestation provides a source of carbon dioxide and reduces its uptake by trees and […]

Today’s Alternative Fuel Choices: Propane

Part 7 of Advanced Technology and Alternative Fuel Vehicles. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), commonly called propane, is a mixture of at least 90 percent propane, 2.5 percent butane and higher hydrocarbons, and ethane and propylene make up the remaining balance. It is a byproduct of natural gas processing and/or petroleum refining. A propane-powered vehicle can’t […]