Find out about the technologies that can reduce our greenhouse
gas emissions. This resource consists of an animated video
accompanied by an interactive landscape activity. The video
focuses on technologies that can reduce carbon dioxide
emissions from the burning of fossil fuels, as well as
renewable energy and improved energy efficiency. The
interactive landscape allows students to select from a range of
low emission energy resources and activities and access related
images, information sheets and video clips. The interactive
explores energy efficiency and production incorporating both
renewable and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies
including oxy-fuel firing, post combustion capture and coal
gasification. Queensland Resources Council acknowledges the
assistance provided by many organisations in the development of
this product including CSIRO, CO2CRC, ACARP, NewGenCoal, Arrow
Energy, Santos, CS Energy, Hydrogen Energy International Ltd,
Blackwater International Coal Centre, and in particular
University of Queensland's Professor Kelly Thambimuthu.
- Reviews a variety of low emission technologies from the
point of view of the minerals and energy sector
- Includes numerous animated sequences showing industrial
- The video can be downloaded as a MPG file.
- Information sheets can be downloaded as PDF files.
- Students describe how energy from a variety of sources
can be used to generate electricity.
- Students compare renewable and non-renewable energy
resources in terms of greenhouse gas emissions
- Students describe some technologies for reducing
greenhouse gas emissions from combustion of fossil fuels.
- Students identify the role that increased energy
efficiency can play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
- Science Understanding: Earth and space sciences; Physical
- Science as a Human Endeavour: Use and influence of
- (Geographical knowledge and understanding: Environment)