Solar vs Hydropower

Because the earth is projected to run out of fossil fuels (planet earth’s main energy source) within 100 years, scientists are looking for alternatives energy sources that can sustain the earth for the long run. The two most viable solutions are Solar power (harnessing energy that comes from the sun) and Hydropower (harnessing energy from [...]

China and Pollution

I'm used to the smog. I'd find a day when the sky is blue unusual. -Wolf Hu, Beijing Resident China's pollution problem has been evident for the past years with Beijing cloaked in smog and Shanghai's waterways filled with industrial waste. Pollution causes around 1.6 million premature deaths and around 20 million cases of respiratory [...]

Environmental Science – Non Renewable Energy Sources

Hey everyone! This post is about the four main types of non renewable energy sources! Let's begin with oil. Oil is created when microorganisms die and settle in the bottom of the oceans. They form a hydrocarbon mixture, and this is made up of the microorganisms, sediment, and runoff. Most of the world's oil reserves [...]