Decomposing plants and other organisms, buried beneath layers of sediment and rock, have taken millennia to become the carbon-rich deposits we now call fossil fuels. These non-renewable fuels, which include coal, oil, and natural gas, supply about 80 percent of the world’s energy. They provide electricity, heat, and transportation, while also feeding the processes that […]
fine dust pollution is an environmental headache for us here in Korea and a new study looked at fine dust components in soda and Beijing to find that most emissions come from cars and coal burning power plants our park se-young tells us more ammonium nitrate ammonium sulfate earth crustal material and organic matter are […]
Did you watch our six-part series on Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal?” Well, Bernie Sanders believes AOC wasn’t radical enough. The socialist senator is talking less like a presidential candidate than he is a religious prophet. His plans don’t just defy the laws of economics and energy. Green New Bernie’s plan defies reality itself. Bernie’s […]
We can power the world from clean, renewable energy sources. We don’t need fossil fuels. This video explains the details of how we achieve this See part 1 of this play-list for a brief overview Moving to a cleaner renewable world needs political will, and investment.
Fossil fuels have powered the UK for over 400 years and are predictable, reliable sources that supply our energy just when we need it. Today, coal, oil and gas provide 85% of our energy. But these sources take millions of years to form and we’re using them very quickly. What’s more, burning them produces carbon […]
Here’s an unexpected twist on Thanksgiving. While we’re expressing our gratitude for family, friends, food, jobs and other good stuff, let’s include something extremely important that we mostly take for granted. This Thanksgiving, let’s acknowledge oil, natural gas and coal, for without them life would be much shorter, way harder and a lot less fun. […]
A coal train comes through here. What typically happens? Where is it headed? I know what it has on it, it has coal on it, but where is it going and how long does it hang around in a yard like this? The ones that go to MidAmerica and Council Bluffs, they go straight through […]