Monthly Archives: April 2011

CO2 Emissions per Electrical Energy Unit (kgCO2/kWh) by US State

Ever wonder how much CO2 you are emitting when you use electricity. I’ve put together this handy graph to show one interpretation of this CO2-emissions-due-to-electricity factor. Note: this graph was built using publicly available data at the Energy Information Administration; … Continue reading

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American Power (Photographs)

http://whatisamericanpower.com/ Mitch Epstein, an American photographer, places US energy infrastructure against the background of ordinary life. He shows a really superb display of photographs of the systems that we really never think about, until they are shown to us in … Continue reading

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Surowiecki (New Yorker Columnist) – Pumped Up?

Surowiecki – on the increase in gas prices, effects on the economy, our new resilience to spikes, and the important thing to realize in this moment. A good read for the energy and economic minded.  

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Avoiding CO2 – THE benefit of nuclear power

Many lessons can be learned from the events at the Fukushima Daiichi (FD) nuclear power facility in Japan. First, the resulting tsunami and not so much the eathquake (like the levees breaking in New Orleans, and not as much the … Continue reading

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