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  Global Warming
What is global warming?
Is global warming bad?
What are the greenhouse gases?
How are extra greenhouse gases produced?
What's the 'ozone layer' got to do with global warming?
So what could happen?
What's being done about it?
What can I do?
Wave power
Wind power
Water power (hydro electricity)
Other ways of making green energy

 
Wind turbines Wind power
  • Wind can be used to drive turbines which in turn produce electricity
  • UK already has over 1,000 wind turbines
  • First built in Cornwall in 1991
  • Hundreds more have been built since in Cumbria, Wales, Yorkshire, Northern Ireland and Scotland
  • Some are on land, some on water where it's windier
  • Produce 555.8 megawatts of energy - enough to power nearly 400,000 homes
  • Wind energy is renewable, clean, and cheap
  • But critics say turbines are an eyesore.

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