The Fuel Duel: How Utilizing Alternative Resources Saves Our Planet by
The fuels that most people use come from coal, oil, and gas. All of these fuels produce a lot of CO2 during production and use. For example, one large coal plant that produces around 3 million tons of coal will end up releasing about 11 million tons of CO2 . This compound is what most environmentalists are worried about. CO2 is being released into the atmosphere at a rate the world has never seen before, which is trapping more of the sun's heat within the planet. This issue causes the greenhouse effect. There are plenty of alternatives to consider to help save the earth. Wind Power Wind power has been around for some time. It uses the wind to produce electricity. The amount of electricity that wind power produces is not strong enough to sustain the lifestyle that people have chosen to live, but this technology is improving. A group of scientists have successfully launched ...