“Using less energy to provide the
same level of energy service”
Eng Comp 102
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.
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
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.
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
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.
How UK is dealing with the energy crisis at hand.
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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.
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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.
Lester R. Brown. Plan B 3.0 mobilizing to save civilization ,
Third Edition. New York W. Norton,2009