Sunlight and Skin Cancer

Pros and Cons of Renewable Energy

General:

http://www.conserve-energy-future.com/pros-and-cons-of-renewable-energy.php

http://alternativeenergy.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=001792

http://www.dlist.org/burning-issues/energy-sources-what-are-the-pros-and-cons

http://www.greenworldinvestor.com/2011/04/04/pros-and-cons-of-renewable-energy-a-detailed-explanation/

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Global Citizenship Guides

These resources are aimed at  teachers in all subjects, and across all age groups, and introduce the key elements of Oxfam’s Curriculum for Global Citizenship, and provide case studies outlining best practice in the classroom.

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/global-citizenship/global-citizenship-guides

Electric Vehicles: Resources

“Electric vehicles convert about 59%–62% of the electrical energy from the grid to power at the wheels.  Gasoline vehicles only convert about 17%–21% of the energy stored in gasoline to power at the wheels”

However, we need to look at the overall picture when considering the adoption/use of electric vehicles..

Advantages and Disadvantages of Electric Vehicles

(Oil) Wells to Wheel Efficiency

Electric Vehicle Efficiency Analysis

Vehicle to Grid (Efficiency)