The world's biodiversity is down 30 percent since the 1970s, according to a new report, with tropical species taking the biggest hit. And if humanity continues as it has been, the picture could get bleaker.
Humanity is outstripping the Earth's resources by 50 percent — essentially using…Continue
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Fracking Hollenbeck Gas Site…Continue
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and how fitting that Japanese tsunami debris washes up on U.S. shores yesterday. So symbolic. Japan's outmoded/outdated fission-based nuclear reactors at Fukushima (Westinghouse boiling water nuclear reactor stuff) go tits up, contaminate (and continue to do so) the Earth's atmosphere and the Pacific Ocean with radioactive material, and these two balls from Japan show up on U.S. shores....like "the balls in our court" or something! What's our energy game plan now? And don't tell me it's…Continue
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The "First Law of Thermodynamics" states (paraphrased) that energy can neither be created nor destroyed....only transformed from one form to another.
The first law of thermodynamics asserts that energy must be conserved in any process involving the exchange of heat and work between a system and its surroundings.
The "Second Law of Thermodynamics" puts a less-than-100% upper limit on the percentage of a given form of energy that can be converted into other…Continue
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