5.2 Energy Sources: Oil and Gas

Author: Alyssa Dworak ABSTRACT: Through exploring areas such as oil and gas extraction, site development, and commercial distribution, this article examines the impacts of oil and gas drilling on wildlife, human health, and the environment. Image Credit: Blog.nus.edu.sg - Marine Pollution Blog (2019) MAIN: The oil and gas sector is a global powerhouse, producing hundreds … Continue reading 5.2 Energy Sources: Oil and Gas

5.4 Energy Sources: Wind Energy

Author: Junhao He ABSTRACT: Wind energy is a renewable energy source that is clean, cost-effective, and pollution-free. It is generated by wind turbines through the process of converting the kinetic energy of wind into electricity. Source: Canadian Renewable Energy Association MAIN: Wind energy technology presented a substantial improvement over the past few years. Besides developing … Continue reading 5.4 Energy Sources: Wind Energy

5.5 Energy Sources: Biomass

Author: Chenjing Zheng ABSTRACT: This presentation discusses biomass energy which has become a possible alternative source to avoid or mitigate the global consumption of fossil fuel which could help nature preservation attempts implemented by public authorities. Image credit: Biomass Energy Production MAIN: The term biomass energy refers to the energy that comes from renewable organisms, … Continue reading 5.5 Energy Sources: Biomass

5.16 Energy Sources: What is Energy?

Author: Yang Zhou Date Submitted: April, 29th, 2022 https://videopress.com/v/fNNFXvQH?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true ABSTRACT: Energy contributes to civilization's growth. Humans have advanced through the gathering epoch, agricultural epoch, pre-industrial epoch, and industrial epoch, each phase promoting and advancing energy use. Energy historian Vaclav Smil explains the relationship between energy and economic growth in his recent book, Energy and Civilization, with … Continue reading 5.16 Energy Sources: What is Energy?