SHOULD I GO SOLAR?

Hey this is Martin Mesa with Rate One Financial. Welcome back to Mortgage Mind. Today’s video is called “Should I Go SOLAR?” Okay, so a lot of people are buying homes or converting existing homes they own to solar powered homes for a lot of obvious reasons, mainly to reduce their energy costs and for […]

Electric Cars Myths vs Facts

This is a big one. Brace yourself. I’m going to talk about the top EV myths I hear about the most often. While that’s technically true, it’s not taking into account how your fueling pattern changes with an EV. In an ICE car, you drive until your tank reaches a point that it needs more […]

Using Space Mirrors to Cool the Globe | Hot Mess 🌎

Humans are running a dangerous experiment on our planet. We’re putting more and more carbon dioxide and other gases into the atmosphere, which are trapping the sun’s energy, and lo and behold, our planet is heating up in response. To fix this, we could cut carbon dioxide emissions, but that’s been hard. What if there […]

Students Create Zero Carbon Emission Solar Car

00:09 COMM: A team of engineers in India believe solar power is the future of car design. 00:15 DHIRAJ: The solar car is very special because, one, it runs on zero carbon emission, so there is no pollution while you’re running this car. At the same time the kind of fuel we need is sun, […]

Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

Every year on Earth Day, we’re supposed to reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet worse. But what if we try something different? What if we reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet better? Try this thought experiment: Imagine that we transported someone from three hundred years ago, at the very […]

Why Haven’t Hydrogen Vehicles Taken Over the World Yet?

We were expecting hydrogen cars to take over the world years ago, but so far, we’ve got more Prius’ and Teslas. What happened to the fanfare for the car that runs on water, man? It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about hydrogen cars, seemingly because the market wasn’t ready to look past it’s […]

Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?

Are wind and solar power the answer to our energy needs? There’s a lot of sun and a lot of wind. They’re free. They’re clean. No CO2 emissions. So, what’s the problem? Why do solar and wind combined provide less than 2% of the world’s energy? To answer these questions, we need to understand what […]

The Truth about CO2

What are two of the dirtiest words in the English language? Well, if you’re concerned with Global Warming as so many people are these days, the answer is obvious. The two words are “Carbon Dioxide.” Or as it is known by its chemical symbol — CO2. One atom of carbon and two atoms of oxygen. […]