Essays Tagged: "Coal"

Humanity is the Greatest Failure of Evolution. Strong introduction, weakens as it reachs the end. Includes reference to 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell

tion rates (not including an increase in consumption) we will be out of natural gas in 50 years and coal in another half century later. By the year 2025, 15% of the earth's oil will remain and finally ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Nuclear Power Debate

risks involved in producing nuclear power.Nuclear power provides 17% of the world's electricity but coal is the main source, making up 39%. However, fossil fuels such as coal, require greater quantiti ... lear power is the only practical source, in consideration for the environment, cost and efficiency. Coal-fired generation of electricity would increase carbon dioxide emissions, and renewable sources ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Why had the potato become the staple diet in Ireland in the 1840s?

ustrial revolution, Ireland failed to do so due to a lack of natural resources such as iron ore and coal. Even though Ireland was mainly an agricultural economy and had vast supplies of cattle, her ec ... and found it difficult to industrialise because of a lack of natural resources such as iron ore and coal and geographically Ireland was an island on the coast, away from the major trade routes. Due to ...

(12 pages) 180 3 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Industrial Heartland--Megalopolis

are, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, NewHampshire, and Vermont.Raw Materials(ex. iron ore, coal, limestone etc.) is an unprocessed material used as thebase for primary industry. The Industria ... es and mills are located bywaterways to make transportation readily available for it's transport's. Coal, limestone, andmany other kinds of mines use the Great Lakes to transport, which happens to be ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Wind Power by, Yang

y. It is difficult to imagine this but even if we find several hundred or thousand of years of oil, coal, and natural gas supplies, what will happen when they are depleted? Even the most apparently "i ... rgence of the wind farm. This market was an almost totally unexpected phenomenon resulting from the coalescence of several applications dependent, legislative, and economic factors.This boom was not e ...

(4 pages) 155 1 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


orld opened in 1825. It ran between Stockton and Darlington in England. Thirty-four wagons carrying coal or passengers were pulled by the steam engine (called the 'Locomotion'). George Stephenson desi ... 8.Diesel TrainsDiesels had replaced steam engines by the 1950S. These ran on diesel fuel instead of coal and were therefore much cleaner. The diesel speed record is 238.9 kph (148.5 mph), set in 1987. ...

(1 pages) 56 1 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

How lying can really become positve rather than negative

le."Just imagine if you could not tell a lie for one day. That is exactly what happened to Fletcher Coal in Liar Liar. Max, Fletcher's son, made a wish that his father would not be able to tell a lie ...

(2 pages) 95 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Machines, are they helpful or too much trouble?

role of entrepreneurs, workers and inventions in boosting production were another phase. Textiles, coal, transport and public services started becoming of value to people. The social consequences inc ... fore 11 or 12 I would give them less hours and more breaks. For women, better pay and hours. In the coal mines, they should've built better support, and at least warn the people of explosions. Schools ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hydrogen: the fuel of the future

s Americans so afraid to change? even if it is a change for the better? theworld has been using oil coal and other petroleum products to power just about everythingthat moves for the last 150 years. y ... eason that hydrogen power has not taken off is that there are thousands of jobs inthe petroleum and coal fields. Really who would want to own a car that requires about20-30 cents per mile in gas expen ...

(5 pages) 149 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Photochemical Smog

e last three centuries. Before 1950, the majority of this pollution was created from the burning of coal for energy generation, space heating, cooking, and transportation. Under the right conditions, ... ansportation. Under the right conditions, the smoke and sulfur dioxide produced from the burning of coal can combine with fog to create industrial smog. In high concentrations, industrial smog can be ...

(7 pages) 64 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Compare and contrast of the 18th and 19th century in America: econ/social/polit

ght striking transitions in the economic stance of the nation and developed into distinct eras. The coal era of the 18th century was marked by the usage of coal as a main source of energy, heat, and t ... factor seen in both eras with the advent of trusts, monopolies, and investment capital. During the coal era, the amount of factories increased across the country creating jobs and the first breed of ...

(3 pages) 89 0 1.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The History of Austraila's economic recovery after the first World War, and the affects various leaders of the country had on the country.

ing to extensive strikes and turmoil throughout the country's major industries expecially the black coalfields. This created a damaging shortage of vital energy needed for basic industries, the steel ... ndustries, the steel industry for example was reduced to idle working conditions due to the lack of coal. Decreasing the amount of available raw materials (steel) in-turn had a hampering affect on ind ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Pentacostal Church - Serpent Handling as Sacrament

erty, I was to find the reasons for this behavior.The area of the country these people come from is coal mined; rugged mountains, most of them are poor and uneducated. They live in a rural area were t ...

(3 pages) 135 2 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Invisible Man Symbolism in Liberty Paint by Ralph Ellison

stain. He emphasizes this quality when he notes that "Our white is so white you can paint a chunka coal and you'd have to crack it open with a sledge hammer to prove it wasn't white clear through" (2 ...

(1 pages) 54 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Industrial Revolution: From Blood and Iron"

face of the planet as we know it. Europe catapulted itself into a new era through the use of iron, coal, steam, and steel. The Businessmen/Bourgeoisie also exploited the workers who man-powered the m ... iness juggernauts of their time. One of the major factors of Britain's success was the abundance of coal, lignite, and iron ore deposits. Britain, unlike any other country, had many large deposits clo ...

(5 pages) 237 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Set of study notes on Causes of World War I.

l fleet prompts British to increase their own?Trade opposition (Germany)?Germany was producing more coal and steal than Britain & France together, makes the British mad?Britain's nationalism is du ...

(10 pages) 118 0 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Three Mile Island Accident(Nuclear Fission)

produces power, heat, and electricity. In a nuclear plant, the use of fission is very similar to a coal or oil-powered plant by the fact that they all use heat as power. The only difference lies in h ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The positive and negative effects of Russian Industrialization

e been otherwise been handpicking crops for next to nothing served to triple Russia's production of coal, iron, steel and oil.There were problems with Russian industrialization right from the start. A ...

(2 pages) 91 3 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

How significant a problem was unemployment in the inter war years in Britain?

was left in ruins. Between 1914 and 1938 the amount of cotton processed in Britain fell by 66%. The coal and ship building industries suffered to a lesser extent but one that was still significant. Sy ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why Stalin's methods of ruling were unnecessary.

t five-year plans. The aim of the five-year plans was to build up heavy industry, such as steel and coal. In order to do this, the Soviet Union needed large sums of money, which it did not have. Stali ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History