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Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

What if I told you that someone had developed an energy source that could help us solve our biggest environmental challenges, purify our water and air, make our cities and homes more sanitary, and keep us safe from potential catastrophic climate change? What if I also told you that this energy source was cheap, plentiful, …

Explaining Climate Facts – 3/3 – Adaptation & Mitigation

Explaining Climate Facts – 3/3 – Adaptation & Mitigation

Climate change has already had clear impacts on natural and human systems. Over the coming decades, based on the various scenarios of emission of greenhouse gases, the range with which climate can change is quite wide, and depends on policy decisions that we take now. The risk of negative impacts results from the interaction between the climate-related …

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

“97 percent of climate scientists agree that climate change is real.” How many times have you heard that statement? Probably hundreds. It may seem like a compelling and scientific argument against fossil fuels, but it’s one of the most illogical, unscientific arguments you can make. To see how, let’s use this form of argument for …

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Powerful Climate Summit Speech

Thank you, Mr Secretary General, your excellencies, ladies and gentleman, and distinguished guests. I’m honored to be here today, I stand before you not as an expert but as a concerned citizen, one of the 400,000 people who marched in the streets of New York on Sunday, and the billions of others around the world …

The greenhouse effect is good for us!

The greenhouse effect is good for us!

Hello internet! Did you ever wonder why I say the greenhouse effect is good for us? Well, because it is. Without the ability of our earth to trap heat inside our atmosphere, this world would be totally different and a freezing cold wasteland. So the greenhouse effect is one of the major reasons why life …

History’s Most Powerful Plants

History’s Most Powerful Plants

Chances are, if you’ve turned on a lightbulb or a computer, you’ve harnessed the power of some very ancient, and very strange … trees. The vast majority of the electricity produced in human history has come from coal. And like all fossil fuels, coal is made from the remains of extinct organisms that have been …

Could We Make The Perfect Energy Source?

Hey There! Welcome To Life Noggin! With temperatures rising, forests being destroyed and oceans polluted, we need a clean energy source that wont cause more damage to our fragile planet as you probably know, there is a lot of debate on which energy source is the best. The perfect energy source would be efficient, safe, …