October 10/11

Today consisted of removing invasive plants (lamium, black berry vines and english ivy) from Como Lake. So fun! Then in the afternoon, I learned that this year, the USA’s electricity was one third coal generated. I also learned that in 2010, the worlds coal consumption equalled 7.25 billion tonnes and is expected to keep rising. I found the latter rather discouraging as my goal is to find ways to reduce that number. Tomorrow, I am going to continue researching…                                       10


Today I learned that some turbines are run on coal steam! Is there nothing that isn’t coal powered? I will continue my exploits tomorrow.                           11


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