Being for or against coal may sound simple, until you understand how our energy choices affect the poorest, and richest, among us.
Archive for the ‘Carbon’ Category
“In the past three decades, electricity per capita has stayed flat in Californian while it has risen 60% in the rest of the country.” But why?
Admit it, you clean up your messy data by hand in Excel. You SHOULD be using these tools instead.
Despite its name, weed is apparently very hard to grow, and it’s costing us billions in energy.
After an unmitigated natural disaster in Japan, the future of nuclear power faces not only safety challenges, but the specter of public distrust.
Did you have pet sea monkeys as a kid? Did you know they were bent on world domination?
Just how do you communicate the environmental impact of electricity in a way ordinary people understand? Try smoking.
In ReViz, I tear down an ineffective visualization and then try to rebuild it from the ground up. Which one do you prefer?
You’ll never guess what some scientists propose as an alternative, low-carbon meat source. You’re going to want a LOT of ketchup.
Sure it saves you a trip to the mall, but what is the environmental impact of all your online shopping?