Plastics of the future

We are living in the midst of an environmental crisis. At the time of writing this article there is an estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic polluting our oceans. Much of that plastic is petroleum based. Petroleum is a fossil fuel that is destructive to the ozone layer, and is existant in only a [...]

Environmental Science – Renewable Energy

Hey everyone this is going to a be simple talk on renewable resources! Renewable resources can be replenished by the earth, and some are perpetual meaning they are never ending and we do not need to wait for them to be replenished. This is a continuation of our energy talks in environmental science. Lets get [...]

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 [...]

Environmental Science – Energy Use

Hey everybody this talk is about energy use. Everything requires energy, and energy exists in multiple forms (read last post). There are two categories of energy: renewable and non-renewable. Renewable energy are replenished by the Earth, and we will not run out of this energy. Examples include biomass. Perpetual energy is a form of renewable [...]