WEEK 6 SENITE(1)

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(re)sources/(re)sources 3:  Energy/Education October 6
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Readings Due Ch 15 and 16 in LE NYT article by Rosenthal on Biofuel  Subsidies 2010 section on “Education” 
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Meta-message Renewable energies represent a more  sustainable way into the future. Still, each  comes with its complications and  drawbacks.
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Going to extremes? http://rt.com/Top_News/2010-04-26/pennsy http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gall  
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Renewable Energy Nearly 20% of global (final) energy  consumption comes from renewable  sources 13% from traditional biomass,  3% from hydroelectricity  The rest from “new re-newables” 
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Solar Concentrating Solar Power:  harness heat from sun to  provide electricity for power  stations. Passive Solar Technology :  harness heat from the sun to  warm homes and businesses in  winter. Solar Photovoltaic Technology :  convert sunlight directly into  electricity to power homes and  businesses. Solar Water Heating : harness  heat from the sun to provide hot  water. Solar Process Heat : use solar 
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Wind By 2009: worldwide capacity of wind- powered generators was  159.2 GW Energy production was 340  TWh, 2% of worldwide  electricity usage;  80 countries were using wind  power on a commercial basis
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