By: Barnaby Meins
There are indeed any kinds of alternative fuels, which are renewable, in the world today. However, the most promising alternative fuel as of the current situation is biomass, where it is fast becoming a major opportunity for investors. In the biomass energy segment, biodiesel is...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
The Danger of Acid Rain: Causes & Consequences-Acid rain is one of several symptoms of industrial society's current dependence upon hydrocarbons, or fossil fuels, as its primary source of energy. The fossil fuels include coal, oil and natural gas. Unlike global warming, which is a...
By: Lesley Allen
What would you rather see on your horizon: a nuclear power station or half a dozen turbines turning elegantly in the wind? The wind is an undervalued resource and, so far, the government hasn't found a way to tax it.This is good news for...
By: Phillip Ellis - 361472
A Brits point of view..With the news that Britain is now committed to nuclear energy for the rest of the century, a huge public subsidy written into the small print of the government white paper to encourage massive private tender and funding for the...
By: E.M.Robinson
Wouldn't it be fantastic to finddollar bills all over your house? How about quarters in stacks of three or four? Wouldn't you try to gather them up?What a surprise it would be to collect relatively small amounts of money from all over your house...
By: Nedjoua Boudemagh - 376490
It is generally accepted that anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases are causing changes in the climate. The major contributor is carbon dioxide (CO2 ), which arises mainly from use of fossil fuels.Measures, such as improved energy efficiency and use of alternative energy sources, will...
By: Glynda-Lee Hoffmann
The best alternative power sources are renewables - solar, wind, geothermal, ocean/wave/tide/ current generators, biomass and hydroelectric - to name a few. The amount of sunlight falling on the earth's surface in one hour is enough to meet all the world's power needs for one...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
Why Understanding Positive & Negative Feedback Is Important:Positive and negative feedback refer to characteristics of complex systems, the understanding of which is important in the science of ecology. Gregory Bateson (1979), for example, suggests that the two types of systems operate according to very different...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
Nutrient Pollution: Causes & Consequences:Introduction:Nutrients are naturally occurring chemicals, most commonly compounds of nitrogen, or "fixated" nitrogen, which are essential to the growth of plants of all kinds. As with anything of value in complex organic systems, however, there is an optimum amount of nutrients...
By: Ian Loft
The world is addicted to oil yet this depleting resource produces toxic side effects that pollute and destroy our breathing air as well as environment. It is a bizarre yet in some ways understandable delay with implementing alternative power sources; the bizarre being that we...

 

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