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Big Frack Attack: Is Hydraulic Fracturing Safe?

July 9, 2014

Natural gas is known as being cleaner than coal and oil but a controversial drilling technique known as ‘fracking’ has some wondering if natural gas is as safe as previously thought. And here you thought “fracking” was something they only did on Battlestar Galactica. Source

All About That Lump of Coal In Your Christmas Stocking

All About That Lump of Coal In Your Christmas Stocking

May 13, 2013

Coal: we know it as the force behind the industrial revolution, the villain behind increases in carbon emissions… and the practice of punishing naughty children on Christmas morning. Here’s how the tradition of that lump of coal came about and why getting a bit of coal for the holidays may not be a bad thing, […]

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Rejected Ad Campaigns Of The Coal Industry

January 26, 2013

Don Draper himself would be hard pressed to put a positive spin on the United States’ single largest source of carbon emissions. In fact, for every savvy semantic sleight of hand like “clean coal” there are a hundred concepts in the trash can. Source

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The new electricity tariff – effective 1st June 2011.

December 31, 2012

This is largely because of escalating energy costs. As of 1st June 2011, TNB will have to buy natural gas at RM13.70/mmBTU*. The hike of 28% from the current price of RM10.70/mmBTU* is based on the government’s decision to review the natural gas pricing mechanism to reflect market price. The review is carried out every […]

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Remaining Oil, Gas, Coal

December 15, 2012

How much oil, gas, coal is there? When will it finish? How much do we use*? What regions are affected by related conflicts? See the infographic below: *Data from http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/2011/09/premiere-challeng/ Source

World Energy Supply 1971 - 2030

World Energy Supply 1971 – 2030

December 11, 2012

Burning fossil fuels such as coal, gas, and oil used to be the go-to source for energy around the world. Now, as we deplete our non-renewable energy sources, we need to develop clean energy technology so that we can power our lives and protect the environment. This visualization charts the past, present, and future of […]

How Does Solar Power Work?

How Does Solar Power Work?

October 7, 2012

This diagram finally unlocks the mysteries of how harnessing the power of solar rays makes our energy mix more eco-friendly. Source

Coal Plant Production

Coal Plant Production

September 29, 2012

This infographic looks at the use and production per year/day of coal and how much goes into a factory or store. Source

Transparency: What Is the Easiest Way to Power a Lightbulb

Transparency: What Is the Easiest Way to Power a Lightbulb

September 26, 2012

How much energy—whether electric, coal, nuclear, or otherwise—is required for a 100-watt lightbulb to run for a year, 24 hours a day? See the answer in our latest infographic. A collaboration between GOOD and Column Five. Source

Coal and Water - A Resource Mismatch

Coal and Water – A Resource Mismatch

August 6, 2012

The contest between coal-fired energy production and water demand is a mismatch. Mining and burning coal accounts for half of all water withdrawals in the United States, which is the same amount of water that pours over Niagara Falls in five months. Burning coal in power plants also is the source of more climate-changing carbon […]

North American Coal Export Trend

North American Coal Export Trend

June 25, 2012

A coal and energy specific infographic depicting the coal production zones across North America and the countries consuming the coal products internationally. Source