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Not So Trivial Green Trivia – (Not!)

This may be trivia to some folks but these are the facts!

einsteinAlbert Einstein won the Nobel Prize in Physics 1921 for his ground-breaking experiments
with solar power and photovoltaics.

German solar industry has generated 10,000 jobs in production, distribution and installation

A world record was set in 1990 when a solar-powered aircraft flew across the US in 21 stages, using no fuel at all.

Water is the most commonly used renewable energy resource, providing enough power to meet the needs of 28.3 million people.

By the year 2025, an additional 2.9 billion people will strain tightening water supplies, and the world’s energy needs will go up 60 percent by 2030,

Romans not only gave us the modern drainage system, they were also among the first to use geothermal energy to heat houses.

When bamboo grows in the early Spring or Summer they are the fastest growing plants in the world. One foot every day.

spacestationNASA deals with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) on the Space Station by using a dozen varieties of plants to clean
the air.

Although pollutant levels in the early 1900s were two to five times higher than current levels, forests in the Pacific Northwest are dying twice as fast as they were 17 years ago, and scientists blame warming temperatures for the trend, according to a new study.

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8 Responses to “Not So Trivial Green Trivia – (Not!)”

  1. wilson Says:

    Linda, it would be better, if we can use the sea water as the fuel for the transportation.

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  4. Barbara Says:

    Hi Linda,

    I love the trivial facts…Great Post!

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  5. Bob Says:

    Wow, very interesting facts indeed, I learnt something
    today , cool.

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