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The answer is Nuclear Power which will eventually lead to Nuclear Fusion.
Solar panels dont use heat to generate electrical current, they use the light to do so, heat is nothing but the result of the light hitting a surface.
Next time your near a solar panel on a nice sunny day stick your hand on it, it'll be nice and toasty. Heck your roof is a giant light wasting surface... i dont see you claiming its environmentally unfriendly
Originally posted by TheRedneck
And that house by its very existence has an effect on the ecology of the planet. Take a look at Chicago, the "windy city". The wind that it is so renowned for is primarily the result of man-made structures that tend to channel the natural winds into gale force gusts.
We loose tons of heat and light back into space every day hell if we didnt this planet would be a hellish hell hole of flame and sand like Venus.
Why are people thinking that the Solar panels suck in light and refuse to spit it out.. if that was so they'd be an excellent way of making yourself invisible
I agree, oil is never going to "run dry" completely because its a naturally occurring substance the same as coal.
I understand how Wardenclyffe would have functioned
The greed of men like Morgan is what has put us in this position now, in my opinion he held back our technological development just by that one act.
When you turn sunlight into electrical energy, expending that
electrical energy gives off heat.
All electric motors give off heat, as do all applicances.
Most refrigerators entire backside is covered with cooling coils.
Mountains and trees disrupt the wind, as a windmill would.
Rocks in the rivers and seas disrupt the waves, as a shrouded
water turbine would.
But let me ask you this: does oil not ultimately result in the same thing? Does any energy source used not ultimately turn the energy produced into heat?
So does this fact minimize the impact from solar cells on a large scale, or would it increase the impact? Or is it a wash?
Pollution is bad, and I think global dimming is realistic and scientifically proven.
So depending on the scale of the solar cells used would we just be creating a situation where the heat would impact the environment to the same degree that burning fossil fuels does currently.
I agree; we need to continue researching the ways to handle the waste products, which is the only real downside to nuclear power.
"Today, the waste disposal issue is not a technical problem, but one of public and political acceptance." --- IAEA Bulletin, Volume 47/2, Mach 2006.