French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon on ecology and nuclear energy

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He also wants a return to full pensions for everyone from the age of 60, a 20% increase in the minimum wage, a cap on maximum salaries and the nationalisation of big energy companies. You announce a referendum on nuclear power; what is the strategy of the Left Front? Jean-Luc Melenchon: First, get out of carbon energies, which are the source of the greenhouse effect and of the climate bifurcation which will soon run its disastrous course.

Geothermal Energy Pros and Cons


Heat that is a great source of thermal energy. Geothermal energy is energy contained beneath Earth’s crust. A connection of the words ‘geo’ and ‘thermal’ simply refer to the origin of this energy, where ‘geo’ stands for earth and ‘thermal’ for heat. What is geothermal energy? Geothermal energy comes in the form of heat produced within the Earth. How is geothermal energy produced? PROS OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY.

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The Good News: United States Using Less Energy Due to Recession and Tech Advances

Eco Friendly Daily

When it comes to energy consumption, the U.S According to the data and analysis from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a government national security laboratory in Livermore, California, Americans are also leaning towards more alternative and renewable energy sources like solar, hydrothermal and geothermal power than ever before. The lower figure for energy consumption is not due to any drastic change in mindsets.

10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources


Solar energy. Wind energy?. Geothermal energy. Solar energy. Solar energy is a perfect example of a renewable resource. Our planet receives in a single hour the same amount of energy from the sun that the entire world’s population uses in one year! If we captured and used all this energy at once, we would not deplete the solar power in any way. Wind energy. Geothermal energy. Geothermal power plant.

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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable energy future My presentation for the ERM Alumni Conference on Energy and Natural Resources Policy, Brandenburg Technical University of Cottbus, Germany, 6-10.10.2008 Abstract: The world of fossil fuel – based economy is eventually coming into crisis as these fuels go exhausted. Introduction Every living-thing needs energy to maintain their lives on Earth. Everything needs energy to do their works. But ‘Is nuclear the answer?’ [6],