Thursday, June 20, 2013


Obama making plans to tackle global warming
"The EPA has been working very hard on rules that focus specifically on greenhouse gases from the coal sector," Zichal said.
We are way off target if we hope to feed everyone by 2050
Take a typical acre in the US, Europe, or Canada. It can produce four or five times as as much each year as a field in India or Bangladesh or sub-Saharan India. Overall, yields in developed nations are roughly twice the global average — this is called the yield gap.
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RT A lot of people are going to be surprised 10 years from now at where solar is -
What is U.S. electricity generation by energy source? - FAQ - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Energy sources and percent share of total electricity generation in 2012 were:

Coal 37%
Natural Gas 30%
Nuclear 19%
Hydropower 7%
Other Renewable 5%
Biomass 1.42%
Geothermal 0.41%
Solar 0.11%
Wind 3.46%
Petroleum 1%
Other Gases < 1%

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