Should energy-conservation methods be practiced by all?
By: Barry Girolamo
Why should anyone be exempt from energy-conservation? I know there are people who feel as if they are so above it all that they don't need to conserve energy, but if we were to all make a real concerted effort in the conservation of energy...
Hazardous material and waste: An overview
By: Jesse Vorton
Hazardous waste is known to be those chemicals as well as byproducts of such chemicals, that can negatively affect human health as well pollute our environment. Every year tons of wastes in the billions, is produced in the United States alone largely in part by...
What is a sustainable environment?
By: Ali88
To learn the truth about a sustainable environment, you don't need the Internet or a library. Simple is best. Which means, why not ask your grandparents? If your grandmother or grandfather is no longer alive, you could always “borrow” one. It's a common fact...
The most common causes for contamination of an aquifer
By: Elizabeth M Young
An aquifer is an underground body of water that is associated with a formation of permeable rock, sand or gravel that allows water to pass through. Some aquifers are huge, going on for miles, and others are might be tiny collections of water in otherwise...
How cruise liners impact air quality
By: Ben Herd
All vehicles that ply the face of the planet produce some form of pollution, mainly from the exhaust gases which they empty into the atmosphere. Whilst the number of cruise ships plying the world compared to cars, the most common form of transport in the...
By: Ben Herd
Everyone knows that iron and steel will go rusty, becoming coated in a reddish orange crust that will, if left for too long, eat away at the metal to the point of weakening the metal severely. Rusting is the corrosion of iron and steel, as...
Why wind power cannot replace nuclear power
By: Chris Allen - 576713
An almost undeniable fact about energy resources is that fossil fuels won't last forever. Whether or not you believe they affect the environment, alternative sources of power will have to be found and used on a mass scale, to enable us to use electricity long...
Causes of noise pollution
By: Christyl Rivers
Does anyone pay attention to the wail of car alarms anymore? Most of us disregard them. They usually are set off by accident. They go off so often in urban areas, no one even notices anymore. So why do we still have them? The cause...
By: Allan Taylor
What are fossil fuels? They are carbon-based materials that are derived from formerly biological matter that has been compacted and chemically or physically changed into a convenient fuel now found within or on the earth. Conventional wisdom includes materials such as peat, lignite, brown coal...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Marc Noon
You may think that the solution to the energy crisis is itself solar power and other green technologies. But that's not necessarily true. The reason is simple, without the proper motivation, no one will take the initiative and purchase solar panels. What it takes is...

 

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