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Do you ever worry about the environmental impact of all the plastic we use? On this week’s Energy Bite, Daniel Posen, a recent PhD graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, has some answers.

Have you ever wondered if we’ll ever run out of fossil fuels? On Energy Bite, Daniel Posen, a recent PhD graduate of Carnegie Mellon, has some answers.

Have you ever wondered what crude oil is, and how we can make it into something useful? On this week’s Energy Bite, Daniel Posen, a recent PhD graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, has some answers.

Have you ever wondered what cities are doing to reduce greenhouse gases? On this week’s Energy Bite, Kelly Klima, a research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, has some answers.

Have you ever wondered what exactly the metric “global warming potential” entails? On this week’s Energy Bite, Kelly Klima, a research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, has some answers.

Have you ever wondered what exactly is the “Food-energy-water nexus”? On this week’s Energy Bite, Kelly Klima, a research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, has some answers.

We get our electricity from lots of different sources, like coal, natural gas, wind, and nuclear. Which are the cheapest? On this week’s Energy Bite, Nathaniel Horner, a researcher for Carnegie Mellon University’s Engineering and Public Policy Department, has some answers.

Electricity

Nathaniel Horner, a researcher for Carnegie Mellon University’s Engineering and Public Policy Department, discusses variable prices of electricity.

Online Shopping

Nathaniel Horner, a researcher for Carnegie Mellon University’s Engineering and Public Policy Department, discusses if shopping online helps save energy. Listen Respond Learn More Known unknowns: indirect energy effects of information and communication technology by Nathaniel C. Horner, Arman Shehabi and Inês L. Azevedo Is Online Shopping Really the Green Alternative? by Jennifer Konuik What’s more energy efficient, shopping online or in stores? by Time De Chant Transcript HOST: Have you ever wondered if ordering… Read More

Vampire Load

Nathaniel Horner, a researcher for Carnegie Mellon University’s Engineering and Public Policy Department, discusses vampire electrical loads. Listen Respond Learn More 4 Ways to Slay Energy Vampires this Halloween by the Department of Energy What is Phantom Load? by Efficiency Vermont Latest Research on Comatose Servers by Jonathan Koomey Transcript HOST: On this week’s Energy Bite, Nathaniel Horner, a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, warns us about vampire electrical loads! NATHANIEL: Vampire loads—also called… Read More