Energy: A world without fossil fuels?

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 […]

Zhirinovsky: No gas, Russian tourists and nuclear power plant for Turkey anymore!

-The incident with destruction of the Russian military plane should be qualified as a military attack on Russia. -Because this plane belongs to Russia, and this is our pilot. -Of course there will be the most severe consequences. -We must interrupt all economic connections! So Turkey will be left without energy! -Without gas! Without nuclear […]

Geoscience Australia Overview

Australia is a nation richly endowed with abundant natural resources, vast territories, and an innovative entrepreneurial spirit. It also faces complex challenges from energy and water security to managing the natural environment and improving the resilience of communities to natural disasters. Geoscience Australia is the custodian of Australia’s geological and geospatial knowledge, and it plays […]

Power to the Planet – Solar

Every hour of every day, the sun beams more than enough energy onto our planet to satisfy global electricity demands for an entire year. Solar is also a fuel source that the electricity industry is really expanding into- in terms of large commercial solar installations. Thirty years ago, solar cells could only convert a few […]

What Is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

Have you ever wondered, when you turn on your lights, where that electricity is coming from? In the United States, most electricity comes from coal, natural gas, and nuclear; and some renewable sources, like hydropower, wind, and solar. No matter where electricity is generated, it is mixed together on the shared electricity grid. When you […]

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

What is hydraulic fracturing – or fracking ? Since the industrial revolution our energy consumption has risen unceasingly. The majority of this energy consumption is supplied by fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Recently there has been a lot of talk about a controversial method of extracting natural gas: Hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Put […]

Power to the Planet – Coal

Coal is fossilized land plants that have been buried deep in the earth for millions of years. The pressure and the intense heat at those depths have turned vegetation into a hard black material that is primarily carbon. One of the biggest pros about coal is there’s a lot of it. It has been a […]

Renewable Energy Explained in 2 1/2 Minutes

energy consumption is a huge part of our daily lives we eat with energy we travel with energy we work with energy and we even flirt with energy today we gather most of our energy from coal, oil and natural gas also known as fossil fuels additionally we gather energy from biomass nuclear and renewables […]