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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

 
Wave power! Wave power
  • Waves can produce energy either offshore or on coastline plants
  • UK has lots of waves to use because of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Wave technology is still experimental
  • Works using waves to trap air and pressurise it. This then powers a turbine
  • Environmentalists worry about noise pollution from wave machines affecting plants and animals
  • Could also disrupt shipping navigation.

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