Why Are Leaves Green? Part 1

Why Are Leaves Green? Part 1

You’ve probably learned that leaves are green because they’re full of a green molecule called chlorophyll – it’s the reason for the greenness of plants, from moss-green moss to grass-green grass to ever-green evergreens. And the reason chlorophyll is so incredibly popular–showing up in nearly every plant on Earth–is that it’s good at soaking up…

Solar-powered irrigation

Solar-powered irrigation

I want to show you some of the clever green technologies we use in agriculture in Africa. One of them is right behind me. I want to show you how we get water to the fields without using any diesel fuel. Most of our fields have water bodies near them. On this farm we have…

Peak Oil News:  2/19/13  Fiat Electric Car, Solar Power, Tesla S Production

Peak Oil News: 2/19/13 Fiat Electric Car, Solar Power, Tesla S Production

his is Peak Oil News. I’m your host, MrEnergyCzar. We’re covering Peak Oil, Renewable Energy, Electric Cars and everything in-between. • The Fiat 500 electric car will go on sale in California this year. The electric range is rated at a respectable 87 miles. Electric cars are slowly having longer electric ranges over their competitors.…