Let's Talk Global Warming

Episode 15: Biomass, Geothermal, & Tidal Energy

August 14, 2020 Season 1 Episode 15
Let's Talk Global Warming
Episode 15: Biomass, Geothermal, & Tidal Energy
Show Notes

This episode focuses on biomass, geothermal, and tidal energy. I explain what each of these energy sources are, how they work, and the advantages and disadvantages to using them.
 
Biomass
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/biomass/
National Geographic
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/biomass-energy/
Sierra Club
https://www.sierraclub.org/sites/www.sierraclub.org/files/landfill-gas-qa.pdf
National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
https://www.nrdc.org/sites/default/files/lfg.pdf
Energy Sage
Enviromental Impacts https://www.energysage.com/about-clean-energy/biomass/environmental-impacts-biomass/
Pros and Cons https://www.energysage.com/about-clean-energy/biomass/pros-and-cons-biomass/

Geothermal
Green Mountain Energy
https://www.greenmountainenergy.com/why-renewable-energy/renewable-energy-101/geothermal/
National Geographic
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/geothermal-energy/
Energy Sage
https://www.energysage.com/about-clean-energy/geothermal/pros-cons-geothermal-energy/
Cable Broadcast Serice (CBS)
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/geothermal-energy-is-slowly-gaining-steam-in-homes/
Stanford News
https://news.stanford.edu/2019/05/23/lessons-south-korea-solving-geothermals-earthquake-problem/

Tidal
Forbes
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2017/07/27/tidal-energy-all-renewables-are-not-created-equal/#7cf1f40a4f4e
NS Energy
https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/features/newsmajor-tidal-power-pros-and-cons-5766117/
National Geographic
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/tidal-energy/#:~:text=Tidal%20energy%20is%20a%20renewable,technologies%20include%20turbines%20and%20paddles.&text=Tidal%20energy%20is%20produced%20by,a%20renewable%20source%20of%20energy.

Conclusion
Renewables Now
https://renewablesnow.com/news/costa-rica-produces-9884-of-its-power-from-renewables-in-2019-670622/

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