In this unit you will investigate the following issues:
For a brief introduction to the different types of renewable energy, watch the video below:
Native English Speakers: For each word on the list, find and type the English definition.
English Learners: For each word on the list, find and type both the English definition and the translation into your native language.
What is renewable energy? How does it work? Can it really save our planet?
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What is it and why do some people hate it? Watch the video on the left to find out more about fracking & it's consequences.
Is it still to come, or has it already happened? Either way, peak oil has serious consequences for individuals, nations, and the whole world.
What is the relationship between a country's access (or lack thereof...) to energy and it's level of economic development?
How feasible is renewable energy really? Watch the video and see?