Green Energy Is More Profitable Than You Think

How can green energy help the economy? The short answer is, “do you have any idea how much energy we could generate if we put the focus and the resources behind it?” That’s the question that Michael Barnard, an associate professor of energy resources at the University of California-Irvine, is trying to answer. He says that the answer could be …

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Excess Carbon Dioxide Will Only Hurt the Agricultural Industry

Carbon Dioxide emissions continue to increase as time passes by. The effects of climate change are already being felt in the US and other countries. One of the major effects of this change in climate is the rise in temperature. As temperatures rise, the efficiency of agricultural and forestry operations drops. Many crops have been used to a specific temperature …

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Sea Level Rise Puts Coastal Cities at Risk

Sea level continues to rise as worldwide temperatures increase. Although there has been some attempt in reducing the rate of sea level rise , the rate is likely to double in the next few years. As a result, coastal cities around the world will have to spend billions of dollars in order to adapt. Scientists at the Center for Strategic …

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Coral Reefs Only Continue to Bleach as Water Temperature Rise

As temperatures rise, entire coral reefs continue to bleach, and most will be be extinct 2050. Some of the biggest coral reefs, such as the Great Barrier Reef is bleaching very quickly. Bleaching is a process directly related to rise in temperature. Coral are animals and get their food from algae that live within them. But once the water temperatures …

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The Actual Meaning of Renewable Solar Energy

New Solar Panels have begun to dominate the market. This will mean that solar panels have a much bigger impact on the environment than previously thought. A small French company, Intermarché, has just invented a solar panel made of copper. Their solar panels are made of recycled materials, unlike most solar panels used today.  Their solar panels can be used …

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