Emissions from Canadian coal-fired electricity from the same period were 99 megatons
, almost three times the amount from oilsands.
Under a business-as-usual scenario in which energy efficiency is developed according to current trends, total greenhouse gas emissions were projected to increase to 811 megatons
by 2025 -- a 44 percent increase from 1997 emission levels.
But there's megatons
of fun watching Christopher Walken and Sissy Spacek getting a rare chance to flex their comedy muscles as Adam's parents.
According to military intelligence at the time, Cheltenham, home to defence intelligence centre GCHQ, was also listed as a key target with a combined attack of up to three megatons
As Harvard professor and nuclear security specialist Richard Falkenrath has noted in a comprehensive study, the Megatons
to Megawatts contract contained three potentially problematic provisions.
NYSE: USU) announced today that the Megatons
to Megawatts[TM] program has converted 450 metric tons of weapons-grade uranium from dismantled former Soviet Union nuclear warheads into low enriched uranium fuel to generate clean, reliable electricity in commercial nuclear power plants.
Each of the bombs contained four megatons
of ammunition, which was equivalent to four million tons of TNT explosive, and if detonated, it could have claimed millions of lives in Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and even New York.
Flares can equal the power of 160billion megatons
The program, Megatons
to Megawatts, is implemented by a publicly traded, Bethesda, Maryland-based company called USEC Inc.
Various studies have suggested that the minimum mass to produce such global consequences is several tens of billions of tons, resulting in a ground burst explosion with energy in the vicinity of one million megatons
The cool one is always a rock solid, magnetic screen presence, and Epps' sassy energy, while a few megatons
lighter than Chris Tucker's, is certainly watchable.
It lists a total of 104 targets, including all Britain's major cities, air-bases and ports, expected to face weapons with a maximum total thermonuclear yield of more than 389 megatons
- equivalent to 389 million tons of TNT explosive.