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    Solar Energy Advantages

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    we can never run out of the sunshine. Due to which, utilizing energy from the natural renewable sources like the sun, dependence on sources such as oil and coal that are harmful to environment can be decreased. As shown in figure 2, the solar energy is a renewable energy source. Although, energy that is produced from other sources like coal and natural gas are expensive as well as they are not renewable. Moreover, people have been able to capture some of the sun’s energy that falls to earth and…

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    What is renewable energy?? Renewable energy is energy that can be recycled and reused again such as solar and wind energy. With the growing population and decline in fossil fuels renewable energy is becoming more desirable. What is a solar updraft tower power plant?? A solar updraft tower takes heat from the sun, stores it and converts it into usable energy when needed[1]. Parts of the tower??? The tower consists of three parts: a collector, chimney and wind turbine generators [2]. Collector…

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    My second critical response essay is on the reading Getting Fossil Fuels Off the Plate by Michael Bomford. This reading is about how food is grown, processed, and transported around the world and how much energy it takes to get food from its origin to your plate. Our aptitude to obtain food with ease is our most treasured resource, but regrettably our present structures of food production, especially agriculture, are causative to the failing strength of the world’s air and water, while…

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    by two sources fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, and petroleum) and nuclear. Coal and natural gas make up most of our energy, but why am I telling you this it’s because coal energy is a giant now but it is slowly ruining our environment. That’s why the future of our energy should be nuclear. The counter argument to this proposition is coal cost less and it is a necessary evil. Nuclear power should be the main power source of the future because nuclear power does…

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    Burning Fossil Fuels by Samantha Talladira, Earth Science - 4th Period We burn fossil fuels to run your cars or to help with keeping the power and or heat in your house on. We even use them for things like building houses or roads or even skyscrapers. Without the advance of using fossil fuels, the world would look totally different than that of what you see today. The entire world runs off of something as simple as fossil fuels to keep it functioning. There are three main types of fossil fuels.…

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    Beginning in the 1960’s nuclear power was believed to be an attractive alternative to fossil fuels and was even referred to as the energy source of the future. To the uninformed the use of nuclear energy may seem frightening because the only thing rumored is the negatives like: the waste, major spills of material and disastrous radioactive accidents, but there are many benefits from the use of this energy source such as: saving millions of lives, a mass reduction of pollution, and an advancement…

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    Using coal as an energy production resource is a high producer of greenhouse gasses without regulation policies. In 2013 it is estimated that coal produced up to 39% of energy in the U.S. (U.S. EIA). The use of coal facilities that use coal for energy production produce vast amounts of green house gasses. Unless these facilities are regulated and upgraded with better technology, production of high levels of carbon dioxide will continue. The good news is that coal is becoming replaced…

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    Hydrogen fuel cell cars 1. What is hydrogen fuel ? 2. The advantage and disadvantage of hydrogen fuel cell. 3. How economical is hydrogen fuel ? 4. What health factor does hydrogen fuel on the population. 5. Does hydrogen fuel adverse effect on the environment.? What is hydrogen fuel ? Hydrogen fuel is very common and abundant element in our universe , hydrogen is also a promising source of "clean" fuel on earth. It is very…

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    the most debated subjects this century is the policy on climate change. Specifically about how to go about decreasing one of the leading components most impacted by society, carbon emissions. Carbon dioxide is emitted through the combustion of fossil fuels, which is the main source of power for many of society’s technology and methods of transportation. Due to the increase use of these technologies, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has increased to a dangerous level, changing Earth’s climate; in…

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    Castello once said, “You can’t save the environment, but you can preserve it.” Fossil Fuels include coal, oil, and natural gas, and they are the largest source of emission of carbon dioxide by humans. “They are the cheapest sources of energy available…

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