Posts Tagged ‘ energy ’

Global Warming by Brianna Moore

Apr 25th, 2013 | By
Global Warming by Brianna Moore

Global Warming is the increase in the average temperature of the atmosphere, oceans, and landmasses of Earth. The reasons for the increase in atmospheric temperature are the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas which release carbon dioxide and other substances known as “greenhouse gases” into the atmosphere. This release saturates
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Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Mar 26th, 2013 | By
Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Oil plays a key role in supporting modern-day life. As examples, it is used in plastics, as a fuel, for heating, and as a fertilizer;
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Saving the Earth by Abbie Barnes

Feb 12th, 2013 | By
Saving the Earth by Abbie Barnes

The uncountable number issues that we on planet earth are now facing can be extremely overwhelming, and it is easy to feel lost amongst huge global-scale action plans. However, as an individual or group of any size, change can be made. Below is just a small selection of random ways in which you can help
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Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Jan 24th, 2013 | By
Food Miles: From Source to Table by Abbie Barnes

Much of the food we consume travels great distances before reaching the plates in our homes. ‘Food miles’ refers to the distance that food is transported from the time of its production (producer), until it reaches the customer/consumer by boats, planes, lorries or cars. Since food miles were first observed in the 1990s, it is
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International Scientific Meeting

Mar 6th, 2012 | By

  London, UK- Last December, the Indonesian Embassy in London held an international scientific meeting. At this event Indonesian students had a great opportunity to network around environmental issues.  Many Indonesian students from undergraduate, masters, and even doctoral programs participated in this meeting. The interesting part of this meeting was, it attracted both students from Indonesia and
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Earth-Friendly Tips for the Holidays

Dec 10th, 2010 | By
Earth-Friendly Tips for the Holidays

Here’s a few tips for how to put more green in the holiday red-and-green this year.



The Park Spark!

Oct 14th, 2010 | By
The Park Spark!

The big environmental thing is a street lamp made to run on dog poop. The designer is named Mathew Mazzota and he’s working on the lamp as part of the Park Spark Project (www.parksparkproject.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/The-Park-Spark-Project/129696893712378). The lamp is installed in a dog park in Cambridge, Massachusetts and it works like this: The
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Nuclear Power

Oct 5th, 2010 | By
Nuclear Power

Often discussed, often debated, and often disputed, nuclear power is the future of America and the future of energy. Recently, in my English class, all of us wrote and presented our persuasive mastery papers. One of my classmates chose to do his paper on the future of nuclear power. I found his presentation interesting and
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