Coal

Electric Cars Are Always Cleaner, Says EV Enthusiast

February 15, 2012

The last two years have seen an amazing growth in the popularity of electric cars, with the launch of Nissan’s LEAF and the Chevy Volt. One of the moot points related to EVs is how sustainable they are. To be sure, if EVs are fed with alternative energy, they will be greener. But what if […]

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Alternative Energy Has Progressed, But Fossil Fuels Still Dominate

November 17, 2011

The International Energy Agency has said that positive progress has been made with alternative energy technologies, but it warned that the world is still largely dependent on fossil fuel to satisfy growth in global energy demand. Related Posts:Record Investment In Alternative Energy in 2011; US Back at Number OneNew Video Illustrates Humanity’s Dependence on Fossil […]

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Australians Want Renewable Energy

June 16, 2011

If the public could have its way, Australia would be 100 per cent powered with alternative energy. Related Posts:Plastic Dumped in the Ocean Travels Far, New Research RevealsAustralia Got a Boost of Alternative Energy in 2010

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The True Cost of Coal

March 31, 2011

As the old adage goes, there is no such a thing as a free lunch. In fact, there is no such a thing as a cheap lunch. Or cheap energy, especially when it comes from dirty sources. Related Posts:Alternative Energy Has Progressed, But Fossil Fuels Still DominateVideo: The Story of Coal

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Video: The Story of Coal

November 16, 2010

Solar power company SunRun has produced a video called The Story of Coal, presented in the same simple style as The Story of Stuff. Coal still generates 50% of the electricity consumed in the United States and once people get the real picture of how dirty it is, they surely will think a bit harder […]

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