Daily Archives: March 18, 2016

Bibliography 3: The Sky Window is Closing

Topic:  Talk about the sky window and how it relates to global warming.  This is a topic that not many people may know about and thus I feel this will be a very informative post about how the sky window … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3: Food Miles

Topic: Discuss the impact of food transportation and how it relates to climate change. Audience: people who interested in knowing more about how far their food travels or about buying local products. http://www.religioustolerance.org/tomek33.htm discusses the pollution due to land travel … Continue reading

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Assignment #3 Bibliography: Not all farming is clean.

Topic: For my third topic I will look at how industrial farming in the United States, both livestock and crop farming, is a major polluter of methane and carbon dioxide. I will look at how the pollutants from industrial farming … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3; water waste

The topic of water waste is a very revelant idea that has been talked about for years now. From the ways we are wating water to the areas where we can cut back and so on. This is not only … Continue reading

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Final Post; Efficiency of solar panels

Considering the topic of energy I have always been interested in the idea behind solar panels and how efficient they really are. Solar panels are a more up and coming industry, although very ground breaking it seems the majority is … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3: Meat and Climate Change

Topic: I will discuss how livestock, namely cows, negatively affects the environment. Through my piece, I will try to convince readers to eat less meat if they truly care about the environment. I plan on doing this by presenting statistics on … Continue reading

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Hybrid vs Gasoline Vehicle

Today, many Americans are becoming more environmentally conscious, therefore many eco-friendly vehicles have emerged as an attractive alternative to gas-powered cars. A hybrid vehicle is a fuel efficient vehicle having two motors- one is a gasoline powered motor and the … Continue reading

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Assignment 2: The Government and Solar Power: A Perfect Match

Slowly but surely, alternative energy usage is becoming a major trend in the US. While fossil fuels remain the dominant source of energy, nuclear, wind, and solar energy have become more popular. Many people may feel that alternative energy is … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: How did the climate change and how will the climate change in my hometown Chengdu?

After learning the climate models, there is a curious question generated in my mind. How to utilize what I learned from the class in my life? Well, the first thing appeared to me is that I want to analyze the climate … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3: The Dangers of Rising Sea Levels

Topic: Why are sea levels rising? What impact will this have on coastal areas in the Eastern United States and other parts of the world? Audience: All nations, whether they were signatories at Pairs or not, as everyone needs to … Continue reading

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Public Transportation: America’s Future?

America has long been a nation of highways. The highway system owes its creation to cheap gasoline and the affordability of personal vehicles in the 20th Century. This diverged America from Europe, which massively expanded its public transportation network across … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3

My goal with this post is to take a deeper look at certain presidential candidates and their views on climate change. I want to take a deeper look into both their beliefs as well as statistical data to gain insight … Continue reading

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How Riding Your Bike Can Lower Carbon Emissions

Human beings are an active species. No matter what, we’ve always got to get somewhere. The main reason we’re always out and about it commuting to work. Now naturally opting to use a car is the more time-efficient method. Cars are … Continue reading

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Final Post 2: Penn State’s Solar Farm

Penn State has one of the largest campus’s in the country. The student body itself is upwards of 48,000. This means a lot of energy is required to keep the campus running. The campus has made many steps in the … Continue reading

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Assignment 3: Water World

The Earth is ever changing. The Earth we live on now is significantly different from the world our ancestors and their ancestors lived on. The Earth is ever changing and if a species wants to survive they must change with … Continue reading

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Bibliography 3: Urban Cooling

Topic: Evaluate the positives of urban cooling by first explaining what it is and how it would benefit a society overall (through sustainability). Real-life examples will be shown to put the environmentally-friendly ideas into good use and compare that to a … Continue reading

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