Wave Power Faces Rough Seas
This is a rewrite of a scientific article on wave energy technology. The assignment was to rewrite the article for a general audience and then explain the techniques used to do this, by comparing the article to a National Geographic article.
The Need to Switch to Solar Energy
This paper contains two messages regarding the problems of fossil-fuel energy sources and the need to switch to solar energy. The first message is formal (a letter to the editor of the New York Times) and the second message is informal (a blog posting).
In building a house. Uses, effectiveness, types, functions.
CARBON DIOXIDE & GREENHOUSE EFFECT.
Dangers to environment of build-up of carbon dioxide in atmosphere, emission & exchange, statistics, impact of temperature increase, future.
The US and Foreign Energy Sources
Energy demand and supply in the United States, and the continuing need for energy imports. Options of increased production, conservation and efficiency, and alternative energy sources are discussed.
This paper examines air pollution and solutions such as hybrid vehicles that can restore cleaner air to the environment. Discusses government Environmental Acts, effect of smoking, aerosol sprayers, paints, and other toxic substances. Includes Outline.