SOS 171 - Week 10 Notes
SOS 171 - Week 10 Notes SOS 171
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kali Notetaker on Sunday October 25, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SOS 171 at Arizona State University taught by Dr. Pasqualetti in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 33 views. For similar materials see The Thread of Energy in Sustainability at Arizona State University.
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Date Created: 10/25/15
SOS 171 Week 101 0 Life boat ethics the boat is going to sink if anyone else comes in but bring in one more person to save them and everybody dies 0 Germany allowing million people in because the work force is aging so they need more people who will work 0 Limited pie 0 If you take a slightly larger piece of pie someone else is going to be robbed of some of the pie 0 Power plant emissions 0 Arizona depends on coal for powering its power plants 0 Cholla Power Plant Joseph City AZ 0 Hour Corners Power Plant Northwestern New Mexico 0 Types of pollutants 0 Primary Pollutants Air pollutants that enter the atmosphere directly Right out of the stacks 0 Secondary Pollutants Atmospheric pollutants are created chemically in the atmosphere when primary pollutants and other components in the air react Solved a local problem and turned it into a regional problem 0 Coal power plants larger stacks send pollution higher into the air and to other regions This causes acid rain though FGD fuel gas diesel SOS 171 Week 102 Review 0 Difference between primary and secondary pollutants 0 Primary straight out of the stacks from stationary factories and mobile factories NOx SOx Particulate matter 0 Secondary produced after it gets out of the power plants Primary pollutants combine with other things in the atmosphere H20 ultraviolet light etc 03 PAN H2SO4 sulfuric acid 0 Example Los Angeles California Couldn t gure out where their pollution was coming from Vehicles were producing emission N02 HC and CO 0 These combined with water ultraviolet light and produced secondary pollutants gt smog lnstead changed the vehicles to emit H20 and C02 Solution 0 Alternative fuel 0 Light rails cables hid underground Tragedy of the commons o A common resource Air water land forest No one takes care of these individually 0 Because no body has control over it no one pays attention to the pollution 0 Ash 0 Bottom Ash Falls to the bottom of the incinerator 0 Fly Ash Flies into the air 0 World Energy Related C02 Emissions o OECD Developed countries 0 Transition Economies Mexico 0 Developing countries Sky rocketing o WaterEnergy Nexus 0 When we transport electricity we are sending water hypothetically