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Saturday Delight

What? Two posts that aren't over a week apart?! Believe it...

A lot of exciting stuff going on over here.

First - I have seroiusly neglected my friends and my desire to have fun for the past few months because I've been working on an awesome project (Sorry guys, I love you and miss hanging out). I haven't been this excited about working on something until I wrote my book (yeah... the marketing part of the book isn't so fun).

Dams (a.k.a. "Big Hydro") Alternative Energy

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Dams are one of the world's most-used sources of alternative energy. That's good from a climate change perspective. They don't release carbon dioxide. But they do cause some other environmental problems.

There's about a 1-in-7 chance that your local electric company gets its power from one. About 19% of the world's electricity right now comes from hydroelectricity. Is that good?

Well, let's see...Advantages

On the other hand, it destroys habitats and usable land.

Is it worth it? I admit that destroying habitats it a BIG drawback. However... If we don't stop producing greenhouse gases, 90% OR MORE of the species on Earth will probably become extinct and life as we know it will end. So I'd say that if I had to choose between:

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