California Declares State Of Emergency Over Months-Long Gas Leak. Crews work on a relief well at the Aliso Canyon facility above the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles in early December. A leak has allowed tons of methane to escape into the surrounding neighborhood; stopping it is taking months because of pressure from the leak. Dean Musgrove/Los Angeles Daily News/AP hide caption toggle caption Dean Musgrove/Los Angeles Daily News/AP Crews work on a relief well at the Aliso Canyon facility above the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles in early December.
Dean Musgrove/Los Angeles Daily News/AP More than two months after a natural gas storage well in Southern California began uncontrollably spewing methane gas, the governor of California has declared a state of emergency. The well at the Aliso Canyon storage facility, just north of Los Angeles, is releasing tens of thousands of kilograms of methane per hour. The leak isn't expected to be capped for months. Gov. From 'All Things Considered,' Dec. 24: Methane Gas Leak Displaces Thousands. Incorporating externalities into a full cost approach to electric power generation life-cycle costing. Volume 29, Issues 12–15, October–December 2004, Pages 2125–2144 Efficiency, Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems a Noresco, 129 South Street, Boston, MA 02111, USAb Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA Available online 27 April 2004 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution Check access doi:10.1016/j.energy.2004.03.016 Get rights and content This study presents a full cost approach to determine the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of 14 electricity generation technologies.
Copyright © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. Renewable energy: Externality costs as market barriers. Volume 34, Issue 5, March 2006, Pages 632–642 Hong Kong Editorial Board meeting presentations Edited By Larry C. H. Chow and Steve Thomas Anthony D. Available online 10 January 2006 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution Check access doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2005.11.017 Get rights and content Abstract This paper addresses the impact of environmentally based market failure constraints on the adoption of renewable energy technologies through the quantification in financial terms of the externalities of electric power generation, for a range of alternative commercial and almost-commercial technologies.
Keywords Externalities; Renewable energy; Market barriers Copyright © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise. Climate scientists tend not to report climate results in whole temperatures.
Instead, they talk about how the annual temperature departs from an average, or baseline. They call these departures "anomalies. " They do this because temperature anomalies are more consistent in an area than absolute temperatures are. For example, the absolute temperature atop the Empire State Building may be different by several degrees than the absolute temperature at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The simulation results are aligned to the observations using the 1880-1910 average. Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!
Energy on the Edge - Breakthrough Episode. Veritasium Explores The Future of Energy - GE. Gamers Going Green: New Video Game Turns Players Into Biofuel Farmers. Fields of Fuel inspires discussion among Wisconsin college students. Image courtesy of Heather Heggemeier / Wisconsin Energy Institute. For many people, the allure of video games is unparalleled. These games provide hours upon hours of entertainment for dedicated players, many of whom are enticed by the prospect of hunting zombies and defeating alien empires. But of course, video games aren't just about fun these days. Since the late 1980s, video games have been used as teaching tools in the classroom, at home, and in other informal education settings. More recently, there has been a surge in the development of games that are being used not only to educate students, but also to enlighten scientists, policy makers, and others who hope to make use of the players' collective brain-power to help solve real-world problems.
Although there is general agreement that we should be growing crops that can be turned into biofuels, scientists and farmers are still debating the best way to proceed. Alberta's Tar Sands and the High Cost of Oil | Nature. Tar sands being scooped and loaded. Oil companies hope to mine the entirety of Fort McKay's heavy-grade bitumen deposits by 2030. Photo: Aaron Huey Less than a year after the end of World War II, when Celina Harpe was just seven, she sat beside her grandfather on the steps of his cabin, overlooking the Athabasca River in the northern reaches of Alberta. “It was spring,” she told me recently—the time of breakup, when the ground is still packed with pearlescent snow but the sun weakens the river ice until it cracks and starts to move. “Look at the beautiful river, the way it looks now,” her grandfather said. Adam Boucher was an elder of the Fort McKay First Nation, descended directly from the hereditary leaders of the Chipewyan people, who in the 19th century had intermarried with French and Scottish voyageurs as they established traplines for the North West Company and Hudson’s Bay Company.
“You know the water is sacred?” Celina nodded. “I won’t see it. Fueling Our Future HS 02.14.14.pdf.
Recycling. Tedtalks. Fossil Fuels. Renewables. Energy statistics. Energy Subsidies and Taxes. Student Competition Research Project. Welcome to the NARA Matrix. Energy Kids - Teacher Guide. File Scrub 1 ::::: EKT ... teacher_guide Energy Kids (www.eia.gov/kids) is a student-friendly website hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA). The site includes a variety of information and activities about energy organized in several main categories: What is Energy? , Sources of Energy, Using & Saving Energy, History of Energy, Games and Activities, for Teachers, Related Links, Energy Calculators, and a Glossary. This teacher guide provides activities for using Energy Kids as a resource to teach students about energy in a fun and interactive way.
Using Energy Kids provides students with the opportunity to learn about energy while improving research and reading skills. Materials Each activity has its own material requirements, but the majority require the students to have time using computers with internet access. Procedure Review Energy Kids at www.eia.gov/kids. File Scrub L2 ::::: EKT ... lesson_comparingfuel ... lesson_comparingfuel. Global Sustainability Education Resources | Facing the Future.