Powering the Planet (Full program)

Male Narrator: Earth’s population has now passed seven billion. And world energy consumption is projected to increase more than 25% during the next 15 years, and may nearly double by the year 2050. But how much energy we need, and how we get it, depends on choices we make now. And those energy choices have […]

TRANSPARENT Solar Panels?!

Hi, this is Kate from MinuteEarth. Solar panels pretty much only come in one color: dark. That’s because they use dark sheets of silicon crystals to absorb the sun’s rays, then turn them into electrical energy. And solar panels are becoming so cheap and so efficient that soon, whole cities could run on sunlight…except that […]