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    “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy to wait until oil and coal run out, before we tackle that” (Thomas Edison). Coal was developed in the mid 19 century, since then all used energy was renewable. The United States designed a graph of energy use up until 1990. It shows how gas, oil, and natural gas had the same importance in 1900 as played by solar and wind in 2010. In 1873, experiments with solar energy began to happen because the concerns of running out of coal were brought up. During the 1970s the development of renewable energy was being promoted by environmentalists to stop the use of oil as an energy source. Also, it was around this time that wind turbines and solar panels appeared. Unfortunately, solar panels were too expensive…

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    life with those advancements, energy consumption has also increased enormously. With limited resources on earth, the development of renewable technology has become the focus for the past decades. The sun, the giant burning star that is 92 million miles away from us, is warming us the earth and providing us with light and energy, helping plants and animals grow, as well as the living of human. Depositing 342 joules of energy per square metre per second, the sun, as many scholars and scientists…

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    precisely, we tested the null hypothesis in opposition to the alternative hypothesis. The short-run causality is performed by the significance of the Wald test of the lags of each additional Variables in equation 4 to equation 7. In equation 4 the short run causality of capital on economic growth is uncovered by testing the null hypothesis in opposition to the alternative hypothesis . In equation 5 the short run causality of non-renewable energy consumption on…

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    The Department of Energy started to fully control the energy of the U.S. on October 1st, 1977. It has been dealing in the history of the United States since the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project was another name for the U.S. creating atomic weapons during World War 2. After the war, the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 created the Atomic Energy Commission, which took over the complex of the Manhattan Engineer District. In the mid-1970s, the needs of the people were changing, which led to the…

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    competition from cheaper natural gas replacements. TMI employs more than 675 people, already with a salary 36% higher than the average amount of employers in the area. "Today is a difficult day, not just for the 675 talented men and women who have dedicated themselves to operating Three Mile Island safely and reliably every day, but also for their families, the communities and customers who depend on this plant to produce clean energy and support local jobs," CEO of Exelon, Chris Crain stated.…

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    Should oil drilling be allowed off the coast of North Carolina? This question has sparked mass controversy not only in North Carolina but around the world. With population growth at an all-time high and demand for natural resources increasing rapidly, the race to energy security for our nation has escalated. In 2015, the Obama administration, declared the consideration of allowing offshore oil drilling off the coasts of Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. The U.S Department of…

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    intensifying. It discusses five main concerns: the growing demand for scarcer energy supplies and natural resources; disruptive climate change; energy poverty, which is dividing the world electricity-haves and electricity-have-nots; rapid accelerating biodiversity loss, as plants and animals go extinct at rising rates; and a massive transfer of wealth to oil-rich countries and their petro dictators. Friedman thinks that these concerns and how we manage them will define the energy-climate era.…

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    Left In The Dust Summary

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    Nuclear energy has been increasingly discussed as an alternative to fossil fuels because we already have most of the infrastructure in place, it is relatively safe when compared to other fossil fuels, and the fuel source is readily available. However, many people are more hesitant when it comes to nuclear, from seeing it as a temporary fix, to a horrible idea that should never happen. In this article ‘Left in the Dust: Uranium’s Legacy and Victims of Mill Tailings Exposure in Monticello, Utah,”…

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    China's Fracking Industry

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    Chinese government aims to copy the success fracking industry had in United States, which has transformed the energy picture of the United States entirely in the past decades. The technology was first discovered in the United States in 1950s as an experimental technology, and was used in over 3,000 wells. By the 1970s, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) imposed a regulations on petroleum exports and oil production in the United States, leading to rising gasoline prices…

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    The Hope for Nuclear Energy as a Source of Power Introduction It is a true fact that the world’s population is ever increasing and as a result, there is a consequent increase in the demand for energy to serve the needs of this fast growing populace, especially in the developed countries. Crude oil, natural gas, coal and other fossil fuels have been in use as an energy source for a long period but the fact that they are relatively expensive and emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere when burnt…

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