Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

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…

Can A City Run On 100% Renewable Energy?

Can A City Run On 100% Renewable Energy?

[MUSIC PLAYING] RYAN WOLFF: Actually, it’s more like 1,600 tons of wood chips, give or take. What you’re looking at is a train unloading fuel for the McNeil Generating Station, a biomass power plant in Burlington, Vermont. McNeil can generate 50 megawatts of power by burning 76 tons, or roughly three truckloads of wood chips…