Monthly Archives: September 2017

In the News: In a Stunning Turnaround, Britain Moves to End the Burning of Coal

 http://e360.yale.edu/features/in-a-stunning-turnaround-britain-moves-to-end-the-burning-of-coal           In recent news, Britain has just announced that it will be phasing out its coal-burning power plants. The last one to be taken down by 2025. Founder of the Industrial Revolution, this is an amazing … Continue reading

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Law-Makers Begin to Enforce Energy Codes

Though many cities preach about wanting to reduce their carbon footprint in the next 20 years, many allow energy code violations to happen right under their noses. But, recently many cities are starting to crack down on energy code violators.  … Continue reading

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In the News: If You Fix This, You Fix a Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle

Air Conditioning: A Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle Lisa Friendman of the New York Times, talks about how if we were to change our air conditioners we would be able to change a major player in the climate change … Continue reading

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In the News: The 2017 Hurricane Epidemic

Due to the recent natural disaster events of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, the New York Times and many other news companies have been keeping up their readers with multiple articles. Maggie Astor recently wrote an article titled “The 2017 Hurricane … Continue reading

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Math Quiz

\(x^3 – 3x^2 – 10x = 0\) \({1+r}^n\) \(5.7\times 10^{-8}\times 1.6\times 10^12 = 9.12\times {10}^4\) \[pi\times L\times {1-alpha}\times R^2 = 4pi\times sigma\times T^4\times R^2\] \[12 kilometers\times {\frac {0.6mile} {1 kilometer}\approx 7.2mile\] \[4,173,445,346.50 \approx 4,200,000,000 = 4.2\times 10^9\] \[50 meter\times {\frac … Continue reading

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\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7×10^-8)x(1.6×10^12)=9,12×10^4\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha)R^2=4\pi\sigma T^4R^2\) \(12\text{ km}\times{0.6mile}\text{ 1km}\approx 7.2 mile\) \(4,173,445,346.50) \approx (4,200,000,000)=7.2×10^9\) \(50\text{m}\times\times\frac\{3.4×10^6{kg}\) \(\$5,000 \times(1+0.612)^{30} \approx \$7,150\)

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Math Quiz Tony Carr

1.\(x^3 – 3x^2 – 10x = 0 \) 2.\((1 + r)^n\) 3.\((5.7\times 10^{-8})\times (1.6\times 10^{12}) = 9.12\times 10^4\) 4.\(\pi L(1 -\alpha)R^2 = 4\pi \sigma T^4R^2\) 5.\(12\text{km}\times \frac{0.6\text{mile}}{1\text{km}} \approx 7.2\text{mile}\) 6.\(4,173,445,346.50\approx 4,200,000,000 = 4.2\times 10 ^9\) 7.(50\text{m} \times \frac{3.4\times 10^6\text{kg}}{1\text{sec}}\times \frac{10\text{J}}  … Continue reading

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Math Quiz Dimitri Tsiavos

x3−3×2−10x=0 (1+r)n (5.7×10−8)× (1.6×1012)=9.12×104 πL(1−α)R2=4πσT4R2 12km×o.6miles1km≈7.2mile 4,173,445,365.50≈4,200,000,000=4.2×109 50m×3.4×106kg1sec×10J1kg⋅1m=1.7GW $5,000×(1+0.012)30≈$7,150

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Typesetting Kelsey Carroll

\(x^3-3x^2-10x=0\) \((1+r)^n\) \((5.7 \times 10^{-8}) \times\ (1.6\times 10^{12})=9.12\times 10^{4}\) \(\pi L(1-\alpha) R^{2}=4\pi\sigma T^{4}R^{2}\) \[12\text{km} \times \frac{o.6 \text{miles}} {1 \text{km}} \approx 7.2 \text {mile}\] \(4,173,445,365.50 \approx 4,200,000,000 =4.2 \times 10^9\) \[50 \text{m} \times \frac{3.4\times10^6 \text{kg}}{1 \text{sec}} \times \frac{10 \text{J}}{1 \text{kg} \cdot … Continue reading

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In The News: Is Improving Air Conditioners the Most Effective Solution to Climate Change?

If You Fix This, You Fix a Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle by Lisa Friedman was published on July 13, 2017, in the New York Times, goes into detail about the implications that air-conditioning has on the environment. The article … Continue reading

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