Within the field of electricity production, solar power is one of the most popular topics. Surveys show that Americans are very supportive of solar, and investments in solar are rising. Despite all the hype, solar energy represents less than 1% of U.S. electricity production. Why is solar so big, yet so small? A Slow Rise The … Continue reading
Author Archives: Stefan Gouyet
Desalination and the Future of Water Consumption
Desalination has received more attention in recent years as many countries have adopted the process to provide clean water to their population. Freshwater resources continue to deplete at unsustainable rates, amplifying concerns over future “water wars.” Only 1% of the world’s population currently relies on desalinated water, with a total of over 18,000 desalination plants. Current … Continue reading
Health in Today’s US Society
Health and nutrition have become important topics in recent decades, with physical inactivity and overeating rising sharply. A troubling 2017 report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that 36.5% of U.S. adults suffer from obesity, driving up medical costs by $147 billion. To address this health crisis, attention should be focused on … Continue reading
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