The Hot Zone

Energy checkbook

The journal Science has devoted a special issue to puzzling out the Earth’s energy problem. Among the articles, foretelling the prospects of moving solar electricity from Africa to Europe, the downer that cellulosic ethanol has become, and the possibility of a nuclear renaissance, is a large chart that compares various energy sources in the way they consume other natural resources. The surprising thing about the chart is that coal and oil don’t come out looking so bad. There’s a... [Read more]

Posted by Alison Hawkes on August 18, 2010 No Comments »
Category : The man made climate

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