Sweet, William
August 2007
Discover;Aug2007, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p60
The author reports on the environment and various forms of energy. The burning of coal leads to 50 tons of mercury being released into the air annually. Alternate forms of energy such as nuclear and wind power are discussed. According to the article, concerns regarding nuclear power such as explosions and nuclear waste are minimal. The author feels that the United States should cut carbon emissions by 25 percent.


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