Solar energy is a big deal for anyone in the energy business. It is also a big deal for all environmentalists who want to have solar energy replace other forms of energy. Solar energy is the use of the Sun’s heat or radiation to create energy in some way. What many people do not know … Continue reading Solar Energy: On the Way to Power the World?
The United States uses about 337,059,000 megawatt hours of electricity in one year. According to the U.S. Energy and Information Administration, the leading state in the U.S. for wind production is North Dakota. We Produce 6.34 million megawatt hours from wind energy. That’s 17.5% of all of the power produced in North Dakota, and 5.7% … Continue reading Solar Energy For The Future
Air pollution is a major problem in our world. Air pollution is a mixture of solid particles and gases in the air that harm the planet as well as us. The Earth does a pretty good job cleaning a limited amount of pollution out of the atmosphere. Unfortunately, man-made pollutant is too numerous for the … Continue reading Air Pollution, Killing Our Planet
Hydraulic fracturing, also called fracking, is a method of drilling for oil and natural gas. It is the main reason that the United States is currently having an energy revolution instead of being scarce of it. Even though fracking is doing so many good things for the country, there are also many dangers that go … Continue reading Fracking: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
The United States of America is the world’s largest producer of nuclear power, counting for more than 30% of worldwide nuclear generation of electricity. 20% of our energy use in the US is from nuclear power. There are 100 nuclear power plants in 30 different states that produced a total of 798 billion kWh last year … Continue reading The Future of Nuclear Power
Recycling has been a very controversial topic more and more these days. In China they have built a large recycling complex that is helping forests worldwide from disaster by having a strong world market for more wastepaper instead of pulpwood. Also West Fargo has just started to allow the city to let the garbage men … Continue reading Recycling Where Does it Really Go?
Geothermal energy has been used for millions and millions of years. It is one of the cleanest energy sources today. If we keep using fossil fuels the way we are today it will soon run out and then there will not be any left. If we also keep using fossil fuels more C02 … Continue reading Geothermal energy
There is always the question: is there life on other planets. There answer is out there, but will be a matter of time before we find out. The thing is that this question has befuddled man since the discovery of space travel. Astronomers have discovered that Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, has … Continue reading Life On Other Planets
We know that there are billions upon billions of stars in the universe, most of those stars with planets orbiting them, and most of those planets with moons orbiting them. Exoplanets, like Jupiter and Neptune, are large, hostile places for life. Those large planets may also have large moons and it is the moons—not the … Continue reading Possible Life on Faraway Moons
Fracking is it okay or should it be more regulated. This is a touchy subject that is often discussed in heated arguments. In this blog I will be stating facts about fracking that will support and oppose it. Also weather or not it is ok. The creation known as Hydraulic Fracturing otherwise known as Fracking … Continue reading Biological and Geological Effects of Fracking