Energy Options: Pros and Cons

Today’s society uses an enormous amount of energy. Indeed, the longest shadow of our presence on the planet comes as the result of our production, generation and utilization of energy. New sources of energy are being developed to replace declining accessible fossil fuel supplies and to reduce our impact on the climate as the result of greenhouse gas emissions. Yet there is no perfect energy source. Each and every one has its own advantages and compromises. This series will explore the pros and cons of various energy sources.

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Natural Gas: Pros and Cons

Natural gas has been in the news a lot lately, being hailed as the solution to our energy problems on the one hand,…

Nuclear Energy: Pros and Cons

Nuclear power is once again considered a prominent alternative, despite the disregard it was met with in the 1970s. This is because it's…