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How sewage can become a source of clean energy
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NewsHour Weekend

How sewage can become a source of clean energy

Premiered: June 2, 2019

Between flushing the toilet, bathing, and washing dishes, the average person in the United States generates almost 100 gallons of wastewater each day. But one utility in the suburbs of Chicago is using the waste it extracts from that sewage to ...

Scotland sees renewable energy; jobs through tidal currents
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NewsHour Weekend

Scotland sees renewable energy; jobs through tidal currents

Premiered: December 8, 2018

Scotland is on its way to being 100% powered by renewable sources by 2020 -- 10 years ahead of schedule. As the country transitions from fossil fuels to renewable energy, it's going underwater for it latest energy source: tidal currents. The use ...

Cyberchase: A Renewable Hope
Cyberchase

Cyberchase: A Renewable Hope

Posted: April 30, 2018

From our partners at Cyberchase: Hacker has finally captured those Earth kids on the Wreaker! Before he can decide what to do next, an alarm goes off…the Wreaker is out of fuel! He lands on the nearest cybersite, Ekardia, an eerie place with no ...

Renewable Energy on Long Island
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Long Island Business Report

Renewable Energy on Long Island

Premiered: September 6, 2017

From our partners at Long Island Business Report: Solar and wind energy have become a crucially important source of inexpensive, renewable energy in the world. Neal Lewis, Exec. Dir. at the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College and ...

Should States Rely on Nuclear Power to Combat Climate Change?
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NewsHour Weekend

Should States Rely on Nuclear Power to Combat Climate Change?

Premiered: October 22, 2017

From our partners at PBS Newshour Weekend: As older nuclear energy plants approach retirement or are threatened by closure, states worried about climate change are figuring out whether to keep them running. While they are cleaner for the ...