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Power to the Planet – Natural Gas

Power to the Planet – Natural Gas

Natural gas is also abundant, but unlike coal and oil, it’s virtually clean, and it’s comparatively cheap and easy to build a gas-fired power station. Natural gas is a very dense fossil fuel. It produces a lot of energy. It has a lower pollution footprint and lower carbon footprint than coal. 20% of the world’s …

An Emotional, Powerful Speech On Climate Change

An Emotional, Powerful Speech On Climate Change

My country is being tested by this hellstorm called super typhoon Haiyan. We remain uncertain as to the full extent of the damage and devastation as information trickles in in an agonizingly slow manner because power lines and communication lines are cut off and may take a while before they are restored. The initial assessment …

China’s War on Pollution

This video is sponsored by Skillshare. The first 500 people to use the link in the description get their first two months free. In 2008, China hosted its first ever Olympic Games. Over 10,000 athletes, from 200 countries, competed in 300 summer events. But for China, it was about much more than athletics, In many …

Are Electric Cars Actually Better For The Environment?

Are Electric Cars Actually Better For The Environment?

We’ve gotta get rid of these gas guzzlers and switch to electric cars that plug into the land of rainbows and unicorns. Hi guys, Lissette here for DNews. Often called “zero emissions” vehicles, electric cars are surely better for the environment, right? Ehhh not so fast…Their entire life-cycle, from manufacture to use to disposal, needs …

A Pinker Tomorrow | Pink Panther and Pals

A Pinker Tomorrow | Pink Panther and Pals

(Pink Panther Theme) ♪ ♪ (air blows) (alarm clock rings) (electric static) (birds chirp) YAHOO! (laughing) (heroic music) ♪ ♪ (machine computes, whirs) (evil chuckles) (maniacal laughter) (alarm rings) (ripping) (crumbling) (cheers and applause) (buzzer sounds) (grumbles) (electric whirring, grumbles) (suction noise) (electric whirring) (grumbles) OH! (chuckles) MM. (evil giggling) OOH, WHOO-HOO! (laughing) (cheers and …

Are Electric Cars Really Green?

Are Electric Cars Really Green?

Do electric cars really help the environment? President Obama thinks so. So does Leonardo DiCaprio. And many others. The argument goes like this: Regular cars run on gasoline, a fossil fuel that pumps CO2 straight out of the tailpipe and into the atmosphere. Electric cars run on electricity. They don’t burn any gasoline at all. …