Truly Alternative Energies: Geothermal Power

This article is part three of a short series for October’s National Energy Awareness Month by National Geographic Geography Intern Hannah Dempsey. Find part two on biopower here, and part one on tidal energy potential here.  Reliable. Constant. Ancient. Geothermal energy is as old as the Earth itself, and we take advantage of this naturally occurring phenomenon to make electricity. Geothermal energy powers three and … Continue reading Truly Alternative Energies: Geothermal Power

Costa Rica Goes Renewable

ENVIRONMENT Costa Rica has achieved a clean energy milestone by using 100% renewable energy for a record 75 days in a row. (Independent) Use our resources to discover what other countries are powered up with renewable energy. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit, including a link to today’s MapMaker Interactive maps. Discussion Ideas Costa Rica has not … Continue reading Costa Rica Goes Renewable