Episode 311: Geothermal Heating and Cooling

One of the more difficult sacrifices an eco-warrior can make is the conservation of heating and air conditioning in the home. In the summer, you’re laying in a pool of your own sweat, in a home that has somehow become hotter than it is outdoors. You have every window open, praying for the slightest cool […]

Earth’s Superpower- Geothermal Energy!

Geothermal energy plant

Science pop quiz! What temperature is the Earth’s core? The answer is a cozy 10,800 degrees Fahrenheit. For comparison’s sake, the highest recorded temperature on Earth’s surface was 134°F in Death Valley in 1913. Next question: What is it called when we harness that heat for ourselves? If your answer was “geothermal energy,” you’re absolutely […]