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March 13, 2019

 

Global Warming May Happen More Rapidly Than Previously Thought

According to a new report from the United Nations, immediate solutions to global warming are needed to prevent the most serious effects of climate change.

June 27, 2018

 

The Risks Of Geoengineering As A Global Warming Solution

There are risks and benefits to the idea of geoengineering the stratosphere to stave off the impact of global warming.

December 7, 2011

 

Do you think ocean waves would make a good source for energy?

Why Don’t We Get Most Of Our Energy From Ocean Waves?

Ocean waves pack so much power, in fact, that if we were able to harness all that wave energy, we'd have more than enough power to get rid of fossil fuels.

October 19, 2011

 

Global Warming: Is It Happening?

Global warming is a topic of political debate and scientific study these days. Is it happening? Scientists say the evidence is pointing in that direction.

June 15, 2011

 

What Are The Hidden Costs Of Coal?

An A Moment of Science listener wrote to us: I keep hearing about the hidden costs of fossil fuels like coal. What exactly does it mean? What are hidden costs?

April 27, 2011

 

What Is “Fraking” And Why Is It Such A Big Deal?

Natural gas, drilling, and fraking. Do you know what fraking is?

June 1, 2010

 

Can Solar Power Also Be Used To Make Liquid Fuels?

With the advancements made in technology; have we come to a point where solar power can be used to make liquid fuels?

August 18, 2009

 

Energy Alternatives: Solar Power, Biofuels, and… Coal?

Could coal, a carbon-rich fuel, be the key to fixing America's rising gas prices?

April 22, 2009

 

Diesel Fungus: Alternative Energy From Fungus

Learn about alternative energy sources other than solar and wind power.

October 3, 2008

 

Algae Biofuel

Researchers are working on ways to use algae to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels to power cars, trucks, and even airplanes. How?

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