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    to global warming, and finally nuclear energy is the most reliable source of power in the world today. Nuclear power produces electricity that is less expensive than coal and natural gas while providing more energy for use. The Energy Informative Organization supports this claim when the author states, “Generating electricity in nuclear reactors is cheaper…

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    fossil genre of ancient corrupting trees and plants, coal has played a critical role in every aspect of human life via burning itself to release a high level of energy. Since 2000, global coal consumption has grown faster than any other fuel. The five largest coal users- China, USA, India, Russia and Japan, account for 76% of total global coal use(WORLD COAL ASSOCIATION, 2015). So it can be seen that coal mining contributes effectively to the development of global industry and the growth of…

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    Coal power is currently a major source for producing Australia’s electricity needs. This was stated by (Origin Energy, 2015), that recorded 73% of electricity is generated through coal power stations. With the current issues of global warming it is expected that Australia looks at alternative sources for the growing electricity needs. However, with current economic issues, coal is the cheapest energy source option. In order to move from coal fired power stations it is suggested, renewable…

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    De-carbonise the Economy Carbon is the building blocks of our world, found in plants, animals, the ocean, the atmosphere and the earth’s crust. When plants and animals die they decompose into the earth and turn into coal, which we then dig up and burn. As the coal burns it boils water, which turns the turbine and energy is created. This is how the majority of all factories work because for so long it has been the only way. Over the past 2 centuries humans have increased the atmospheric level of…

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    York: Verso, 2012) Timothy Mitchell, in his book ‘Carbon Democracy’, ventures into a very broad and interesting area of democratic struggles as reflected largely in the transitioning from coal to oil as a primary source of fuel for industries in essentially already industrialized countries. In other words, the author primarily argues that the production, acquisition of energy and the emergence of democratic politics are inextricably linked. The author starts with a thought-provoking, but…

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    precipitation patterns. U.S. is expected to experience an increase of anywhere from 4-11 ¬0F. North America will experience greater precipitation during winter, spring whereas Southern Areas, especially the west, will become drier, and the list goes on (Par. 1-5). As one can see, huge changes in the climate are imminent. This outcry is not only of the middle-class citizens of the world. Many celebrities have taken it to social media to raise the awareness of the phenomena “Global Warming”.…

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    in the non-nuclear part of the plant, something caused the main water pumps from sending water to the generators. The pressure began to increase, a valve that was supposed to close did not and the plant workers saw on the instruments that it was closed so they didn’t notice the partial meltdown. The radiation that resulted from this meltdown was not enough to affect the workers. After Three Mile Island many new regulations and requirements began to be introduced to nuclear power plants,…

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    Carbon Dioxide Capture and Sequestration: Hope or Hype? Global warming is one of the biggest threats to our plant. One of the biggest contributor to global warming is Carbon Dioxide, which produces more than 60% of our Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Carbon Dioxide is a natural and a vital part of life; however, the world is experiencing a rapid population and economic growth, which leads to a rapid increase in the energy demand. The increase in energy demand, increases the Greenhouse gas emissions…

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    The Russians sale of uranium to the world comes with an offer to take back the ‘nuclear waste’ and reprocess it into more fuel. (Tucker 1466). This way nuclear energy will produce a positive impact on the environment as a result of the zero emissions of greenhouse gases, this is why environmentalist groups have changed their mind. Holman W. Jenkins, member of The Wall Street Journal Board, notes that Environmental groups, with their perhaps unmerited moral authority have insisted for years, that…

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    the environment and themselves. The only way that humans may all join together is if the climate change was so severe that their own lives were in danger. According to Stephen Kellert’s, The Biological Basis for Human Values of Nature, he talks about the United States and Japan and how they only show interest about some things about nature. Both the countries do show interest in the natural world and want to protect it and enjoy the aspects of nature, but is there ever any actions ever happening…

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