Keywords: dams, greenhouse gases, hydro-electricity, power
Why is this beautiful valley in north-eastern BC about to be flooded?
A look at the generation of power by a hydro-electric dam.Read More...
|6 years 49 weeks ago|
|Food, Energy and the Environment||
Keywords: energy balance, Food, greenhouse gases
How do we feed nine billion people without destroying our environment?
The primary function of food is to provide our bodies with energy. Most of this energy comes ultimately from oil, with a little sunlight added, and its production is an energy-inefficient process.Read More...
|5 years 5 weeks ago|
|Comparing Energy and Heat Units||
Keywords: BTU, cost, energy, greenhouse gases, oil barrel, quad, R-value, thermal conductivity, thermal resistance, unit conversion, Watts
How do I compare heat and energy values given in different units?
A look at how to compare the costs of natural gas, gasoline and electricity and how to convert between various heat units including R-values, U-values, BTU/h, W and more.Read More...
|6 years 41 weeks ago|
Keywords: energy, Fossil fuel, greenhouse gases, power
Calculating how much coal we have to burn in a typical large power station to produce 1 GWe for a year.Read More...
|6 years 45 weeks ago|