Marie Michael Library
This six-part video suggests that a more environmentally safe future is possible. - Harvesting the Wind: In Minnesota, wind energy is a source of local power and income for farmers. - Energy for a Developing World: Founded by Nobel Peace Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus, the Grameen Shakti organization distributes small solar systems and portable bio-gas systems to rural Bangladeshis. - Paving the Way: In America, nearly 70 percent of oil is consumed by cars. Can efficient automobile design reverse the environmental damage caused by our cars? - Growing Energy: After the oil crisis in the 1970s, Brazil created a successful domestic ethanol industry. - State of Resolve: Could California's progressive energy policies initiate a nationwide shift toward cleaner energy? - Coal and Nuclear: Problem or Solution?: Developments in carbon sequestration and nuclear technologies may offer solutions to the world's increasing demand for power.