Essays Tagged: "Energy development"

Fossil Fuels

Natural Resources ReportOur society has become dependent on fossil fuels for energy. That seems fine for nowconsidering the fact that everyone is generally happy in the present ... ions fordemands on fossil fuels. This chart below illustrates the demands and the possiblesolutions.Energy Demand Alternative Energy Sources and Practicesheating - solar heating, heat pumps, geotherma ... lcohol/gasohol and hydrogen fuels, andelectric vehicles- mass transit, bicycles, and walking- solar energy, nuclear energy, andhydroelectricity- improved efficiency and waste heat recoveryIn conclusio ...

(2 pages) 150 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Alternative Energy.

The United States depends on fossil fuels, like oil and coal, for energy. According to experts these sources will exhaust by the year 2050. Fossil fuels also pollute ... t by the year 2050. Fossil fuels also pollute the environment. So we need to search for alternative energy sources which are reliable and renewable.Wind power is the force of the wind harnessed by win ... and wind turbines that convert it into electricity. Because wind is a clean and renewable source of energy, modern wind turbines are being installed in many countries to supplement more traditional so ...

(2 pages) 170 0 3.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Alternative Fuel

Since the beginning of the scientific revolution in the early nineties the mankind looks foran energy source that is clean and renewable; solution of this problem would be probably the most commo ... e reaction of hydrogen and oxygen is under normal circumstances very intense and generates a lot of energy. 2H2 + O2 ® 2H2O + energy Both, hydrogen and oxygen are gases at normal temperatures and ...

(10 pages) 282 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fossil Fuels Alternatives

porting evidence is that there is a predicament with the world's dependency on oil, a non-renewable energy source. This confirms that we must procure an efficient and effective alternative. There are ... right-future promising oil alternatives are lacking in effectiveness are numerous. Hydro-electrical energy (which accounts for 2.3% of the global energy supply (GES)), solar power (.006% of GES) and w ...

(8 pages) 257 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

All Together Now- ways to reduce greenhouse gases

broadens into the communities, and expands from their on into economic and world efforts. Renewable energy is a quickly expanding idea for energy sources. These alternative sources could make the diff ... in more practical sized houses. This whole idea being discussed is the fact that people need energy and electricity to survive in our advanced world. How we get this power is up to us, and ther ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative and Renewable Energy Includes Bibliography

erest in foreign crude oil? The presidential election of 2004 did address renewable and alternative energy sources, with President Bush telling the American people that he will continue his commitment ... commitment to the furthering of hydrogen power, while Kerry hinted at his support of wind and solar energy, in an attempt to gain more votes. The election is over and the dust has settled. Where are t ...

(8 pages) 207 0 3.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Civil Engineering Overview and Why it is right for Me.. with citations

ecialists on general problems like soil contamination, ground contamination, water contamination or energy development. "Civil Engineers can also design features of a project, then direct the work of ...

(5 pages) 83 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

Effects of oil industry on global society/ economy.

ct was economic and political turmoil. The longer term effect was increased exploration efforts and energy savings. The oil consumption has gone up somewhat since the seventies, but the peek of oil co ... o longer be economical for any country to use fossil fuels.If the world has not adopted alternative energy sources and still has as strong a dependency on oil when the resources disappear or dry up, t ...

(2 pages) 60 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Alternative Energy

ient lives. With our parasitic role upon nature, we ensure our own doom. By using safer and cleaner energy sources, we not only protect our environment, but give it time to regenerate. Our most effici ... abundant, and the only by-product being water, hydrogen proves to be our most efficient alternative energy source.Gasoline, the very popular fuel source, costs too much. By using hydrogen as an altern ...

(1 pages) 62 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Energy future

OUTLINEGeneral considerations 2U.S. energy consumption by sectors.& 2Fossil fuels 4Oil 4Non-conventional oil 5Non-conventional natur ... ssil fuels 4Oil 4Non-conventional oil 5Non-conventional natural gas 5Coal 5Nuclear power 5Renewable energy 7Energy storage and transportation fuel 9Speculative 10General considerationsAll the energy w ... vity, electromagnetism, the weak nuclear force and the strong nuclear force to create work. Fission energy and fusion energy are generated by electromagnetism and the strong nuclear force. Most forms ...

(18 pages) 248 0 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternative Energy Sources - Scientific/Environmental Essay

othermal and tidal- using nuclear power fission fusion and hydrogen- the exTopic 3 - how to use our energy wisely- tips for how to cut down on the toxic gases- making sure that companies use the right ... wn on the toxic gases- making sure that companies use the right precautions- make sure not to waste energy. We create the demand. Reduce the demand, reduce the harmful effects.Alternate energy sources ...

(9 pages) 153 0 3.9 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternatives To Oil Drilling

Although oil is a major energy source here in the United States there are other alternative power sources.One common alterna ... set up and running. Also, it is a very cost effective power source. According to the American Wind Energy Association it can cost 5 cents to the Kilowatt hour. A bad thing about using wind turbines a ... e. But, on the other it is very expensive as well.Finally, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy if car companies could increase the fuel efficiency of cars, SUV's and mini ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Alternate Energies And Fuels

Over a hundred years man has exploited various fuel and energy sources which we once thought were abundant, only now we are waking up and beginning to reali ... ht by the thinning ozone layer which is vital to our survival, there had to be new sources of clean energy which we could tap into. The problem with instituting an immediate plan would mean that irrat ... ght and quick fixes would be implemented, this is most evident with the switch from coal to nuclear energy. Currently the governments around the earth are dependant on sales of oil to run their econom ...

(10 pages) 118 0 4.3 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ethics and the Environment Case Study: Fueling the World

ves to this pollution-causing material sand the possible hazards inherent to them. They alternative energy sources are, nuclear energy, hydroelectric power, wind driven turbines, solar power, and fuel ... he motorist takes his or her foot off the gas pedal, the car switches to a battery or solar powered energy source. These cars are easier on the environment and average 50 to 60 miles per gallon.Histor ...

(9 pages) 221 0 3.4 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Nuclear energy

Only 50 years ago, nuclear energy was an exotic, futuristic technology-the subject of experiments and the stuff of science fict ... ff of science fiction.How things have changed.Today, we Americans get more electricity from nuclear energy than from any other source, except coal. In many states, nuclear energy is the leading source ... s, the vast majority of Americans get some electricity from nuclear power plants.That means nuclear energy helps you enjoy the convenience of your microwave, the comfort of your electric blanket, and ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

International conference on Acid Percipitation

affects of coal pollution and acid rain). The Vistanians agreed to fund construction of alternative energy sources in Bitumina in exchange for our cutting back on coal usage by 20% then went on to off ... ncluded us lessening our coal usage by 15%, but we needed the Gargantuains to provide us with extra energy that we would be loosing by using their coastline wind power, and lastly we requested that ou ...

(1 pages) 522 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Energy Resource Plan

AbstractThe Energy Resources plan I chose was renewable and non-renewable energy. I will explain the reasons why ... was renewable and non-renewable energy. I will explain the reasons why we should start to conserve energy. I will also explain the renewable energy and non-renewable energy. I will cover some governm ... ll cover some government actions on the resources that go into the planning. There is a way to save energy and I will share with you how to do just that.Energy Resource PlanWhy should one conserve ene ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Energy Resource Plan

The population is growing and we as a nation use a lot of energy. We need to learn to conserve energy, which simply means to reduce the amount of energy we ar ... of energy we are currently consuming. Since we are a growing population the demand to produce more energy is increasing. We are depleting our main sources of energy; once they are gone they cannot be ... rgy; once they are gone they cannot be replenished. We may slow down this process by conserving our energy, so that we may have some for future use. This will allow us to have more time to develop tec ...

(2 pages) 19 1 3.5 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fuel compatibilities

porting evidence is that there is a predicament with the world's dependency on oil, a non-renewable energy source. This confirms that we must procure an efficient and effective alternative. There are ... rch until the appropriate discovery is made.Our modern lifestyles are governed by several different energy sources. While scientists are hard at work trying to figure out more efficient and environmen ...

(6 pages) 17 1 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays

"Environmental Hero" What is an environmental problem and how do you solve it?

0 percent of the world's nitrous oxide emissions come from the burning of fossil fuels" ("Renewable Energy is Beneficial…"), it is clear that we need to rethink our current use of fossil fuels. ... ities release about 433,000 metric tons of nitrous oxide into the atmosphere each year" ("Renewable Energy is Beneficial…"). The source of these quantities is, for the most part, automobiles an ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science