The Precipitate Journal

Journal of environmental imagination

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Earth’s Hottest Month Ever in 2014

The warming climate is no secret. With a population dependent on fossil fueled energy sources that produce carbon dioxide it is no wonder the environment continues to warm. The combination of carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases, both heat trapping gases, are at fault for the warming environment in which we live. The evidence of global…

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 Solar Energy- The World’s Future Energy Source?

A movement towards greener energy sources has been underway for the last several years. Unfortunately little headway has been made given the perceived costs of this switch. A recent report released by the International Energy Agency, however, is now gaining some attention and bringing solar energy to the forefront.   The Current Energy Trends Electricity…

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Keystone XL Pipeline Good or Bad for the Environment? Pros, Cons and Alternatives

We all recognize the current demand for fossil fuels. As the supply for these dying oils further diminishes, the world continues to panic in large part because there is little planning for the future. Since the start of the War in Iraq, further attempts to extract oil from North America have been made at record…

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