The Nuclear Waste Problem

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn to think like a scientist for 20% off by being one of the first 500 people to sign up at the link in the description. Nuclear energy is one of the cleanest, most efficient, and most available sources of power on earth. To generate one kilowatt hour of energy—the amount an American…

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The ‘duck curve’ is solar energy’s greatest challenge

When you flip a light switch, you expect it to work right? All of your appliances work, because your power company has electricity ready to transmit. For a lot of customers. And utility companies have gotten really good at anticipating that demand. But a rise in solar energy production is making their jobs a bit more complex. Here’s a chart…

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Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

we are hurtling toward the day when climate change could be irreversible sea levels already altering this nation's finest capital is choking in its worst pollution of the year five percent of species will become extinct letting leechers melting okay enough I get it it's not like I don't care about polar bears and melting ice caps I'm a conservation…

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