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English Comp 11 Power Point Presentation


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English Comp 11 Power Point Presentation

  1. 1. Energy Efficiency “Using less energy to provide the same level of energy service” By Bruce Nsubuga Eng Comp 102 June 2009
  2. 2. Workers roll tarps over a glacier on the Zugspitze mountain to help prevent summer melting. We do need to wait for future temperature rises to see that we are in trouble. This picture calls for a crash program to cut down carbon emission.
  3. 3. quot;Supporting the development of the latest “Hybrid electric charging stations will soon industrial technologies plays an important role connect to cars in the most convenient places. in helping U.S. industry to lead the world in These areas will be located in parking spaces energy efficiency and productivityquot; and sidewalks in an effort to reduce carbon emissions and to reduce our dependency for foreign oil” Considering the above two ideas means moving towards Lester Brown’s Plan B and this is a good sign that at least we are trying to act now.
  4. 4. An urban helical turbine at work. [Credit: Helix Wind] In his book Plan B 3.0, Brown says that wind , being the most abundant, low cost and widely distributed makes it the center piece of Plan B
  5. 5. Solar thermal collectors simply convert light into infrared energy (heat energy). Efficiency levels reach levels as high as 75%, which proves to be economically when utilized in commercial and residential solar hot water systems. Brown also says that with the cost of rooftop water and space heating systems declining, most countries will join in mandating that all new buildings incorporate rooftop water and space heaters.
  6. 6. How UK is dealing with the energy crisis at hand. Double click on the slide to view video.
  7. 7. US calls on citizens to participate in energy efficiency and if we all take part, the world would be a better place in a few decades to come. Double click on the slide to watch video.
  8. 8. Action It means doing more. It means choosing better. It means making your potential a reality. We all have the power to make a difference. Find the way to help the environment and save money.
  9. 9. Bibliography Lester R. Brown. Plan B 3.0 mobilizing to save civilization , Third Edition. New York W. Norton,2009