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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, …

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 …

EcoPartnerships: U.S.-China Cooperation on Energy and Environmental Issues

EcoPartnerships: U.S.-China Cooperation on Energy and Environmental Issues

[Secretary John Kerry:] China and the United States have entered into a series of partnerships. [TEXT: John Kerry, United States Secretary of State] [Kerry:] The EcoPartnerships is one program. [TEXT: Devinder Mahajan, Professor, Stony Brook University Chinese State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs High-End Foreign Expert] [Devinder Mahajan:] The idea is to have institutions from …

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, …

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

We can’t just sweep climate change under the rug. But what if we swept it 7000 ft under ground? You know if you visit a hot night club in Miami, you might see some international models dancing to some bass heavy techno music. But in the near future you might just see fish. You see, …

EPA’s Green Power Partnership

EPA’s Green Power Partnership

[Enesta Jones] Hello and welcome to Green Scene, an environmental podcast you can take with you. I’m Enesta Jones with EPA’s Office of Public Affairs. EPA has a number of voluntary programs that work with the public in helping to protect the environment. Today I’m joined by Blaine Collison, program director of EPA’s Green Power …

MetEye – your eye on the environment

MetEye – your eye on the environment

For most days, a quick glance at the weather forecast is enough to plan your day ahead. When you’re after more detailed weather information, the Bureau’s online MetEye tool will help you visualise the local weather observations and forecasts, for any location in Australia. To get started, go to the Bureau’s home page and click …