Positive effects of global warming include fewer deaths in winter due to cold weather, lower costs of energy for heating homes and other buildings, and better agricultural production. Additionally, warmer temperatures fa... More »

Some of the effects of global warming include increased melting of land ice, faster rises in sea level and increased temperature averages. It also increases the demand for energy and contributes to extreme weather condit... More »

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Global warming is the increase in Earth's near-surface air and ocean temperatures. The greenhouse effect is when water and carbon dioxide absorb outgoing infrared radiation, increasing the planet's temperature. More »

Some of the effects of global warming include increased melting of land ice, faster rises in sea level and increased temperature averages. It also increases the demand for energy and contributes to extreme weather condit... More »

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Nuclear power is the production of energy derived from controlled, induced nuclear reactions. These reactions generally create heat that is then collected and used to run steam turbines that produce electricity. The most... More »

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Some benefits of biofuels include reduced carbon emissions, improved economic stability and sustainable energy production. Biofuels also pose little threat to the environment in case of spillage and are more efficient at... More »

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Consumers can purchase and install a small wind turbine to generate energy for their homes. These are most effective outside urban areas, on properties covering 1 acre or more. More »

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