BY LISA NIKOLAU Elevating the status of women reduces risk of exposure to harmful indoor air pollution – a leading cause of premature death in the developing world – according to new research. Kelly Austin, a Lehigh University sociologist and lead author of the study, said reducing gender inequality… Read More »Empowering women reduces exposure to indoor air pollution
Utkarsha A Singh Read time: 7 minsMumbai Jan 4, 2021, (Research Matters): With the population growing by about 1% each year, the demand for fuels like oil, natural gas and coal is also ever-increasing in India. Entire economies survive on these non-renewable sources of energy. But… Read More »Examining the impact of natural gas use on Indian economy and environment
13 January 2019 Rob Bazzant MCIOB describes his project management experiences of a South African power plant construction – claimed to be one of the largest projects in the world. I arrived in the South African bushveld at the Medupi Power Plant project in February… Read More »Building one of the world’s largest power plants
PUBLISHED MON, JAN 4 20218:33 PM EST UPDATED TUE, JAN 5 20217:09 AM EST Weizhen Tan@WEIZENT Evelyn Cheng@CHENGEVELYN KEY POINTS Several major Chinese cities have reportedly gone dark as authorities limit power usage, citing a shortage of coal. Analysts said prices of the commodity in… Read More »Chinese cities reportedly go dark as country faces shortage of coal, a major Australian export
Outdoor cooking air pollution is the greatest environmental challenge facing humanity according to the World Health Organization. Breathing the noxious outdoor smoke destroys health causing early deaths for as many as 4 million annually far worse than Covid 19. 4 Million People a Year Die… Read More »What is the most serious environmental problem the world is facing today?
VERY SLOWLY if you mean wind and solar alternatives. If you review total world energy consumption wind and solar at around 2% after trillions of money wasted on subsidies. The simple reason is intermittency that is easy to understand. There is no such thing as a… Read More »How quickly is the world embracing renewable energy?
An energy crisis can be natural caused by severe storms knocking our electrical power or man made by poor choices in government energy policy evident in the UK from harmful subsidies to renewables causing mortal heat poverty. Research shows more seniors die of fuel poverty… Read More »What is an energy crisis? How can it be prevented?
Geothermal power is generated from underground heat. Found around the globe and available year-round, this largely untapped renewable energy source offers the advantage of steady, predictable large-scale power generation, in comparison to the higher variability of solar and wind power. This technology brief from the… Read More »Geothermal power: Technology brief
Did you know that 10,000 years ago, the first American Indians built their settlements around hot springs in North America? They used this naturally available source of warm water for cooking, bathing and to keep warm . Without knowing, they had been utilizing the immense reservoir… Read More »Geothermal Energy Pros and Cons
Heat Flux From Below Melts Ice Sheets, drives Temperatures & CO2 Variations. It has long been established in the peer-reviewed scientific literature that naturally-driven fluctuations in the Earth’s surface temperature preceded the rise and fall of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations for at least the last 800,000 years. As oceans warm,… Read More »Surface Temperature influenced by Geothermal Heat Flux