By: Kel Mohror
A money-making opportunity for a farmer, rancher, small business owner, school district or community group is to become a wind developer who produces power for reducing the cost of electricity or to sell to others. By owning a small or community wind turbine, farmers, ranchers...
By: Steven J. Wamback
One of the best methods for determining ground water aquifer characteristics is the pump test. A pump test not only provides information such as the potential yield and capacity for a given well; but it can also provide hydraulic information about the entire aquifer. This...
By: Paul E. Zimmerman
Inspired by Al Gore's promotion of carbon offsets to combat global warming while still having one's cake, I submit for your enjoyment my open letter to Mr. Gore, offering to do my part to reduce carbon emissions in keeping with his lead... for a lot...
By: Matt Dubois
Two potentially viable alternative energy sources are nuclear power, and hydrogen fuel cells. Many discuss nuclear fission in a negative light; they feel that the risks of accidents such as meltdowns or waste spills actually outweigh the benefits of nuclear power. An interesting fact...
By: Denis Kenny
The possible benefits of global warming? Well in my opinion this dilemma will either make us or break us. This is an old cliché, but a very true one also. Global warming may flood our continents and redeem the land of earth and bury it...
By: pugmarks
Thoughts on greening by reducing food consumption and food wastageIn reading through this section, I was struck by one persistent idea that was not addressed.At the conclusion of "An Inconvenient Truth" when the credits roll, the makers suggest ways of going green - the...
By: JamesMathewson
What is the disicpline of Geography?At its most fundamental Geography is concerned with the spatial distribution and patterns of practically anything, it is a spatial science, and so although the discipline is one of the most wide ranging, and acts as a bridge between...
By: Essexgirl
I have been a fan of Bryson's travel writing for years, his wit and observational skills make his books interesting and funny. I expected more of the same from him in this book, and in some respects I got it, but generally I found it...
By: Ian Loft
During the last 3 million years glaciers have at one time or another covered around 30% of Earth's land surface. Ice sheets grew to thicknesses of up to 8,000 feet and land bridges opened the way for humans and animals to migrate to areas...
By: Steve Lantz
THE PHOENIX LIGHTS - DEBUNKING THE DEBUNKERSCommon myths and misconceptions. Get the facts straight and ask the obvious questions!On March 13th 1997, an extraordinary event occurred across the state of Arizona that has become the subject of great debate in the UFO community. Hundreds...

 

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