Earth: an energy source

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Danilo Rolim

Renewable energy is obtained from natural sources that can regenerate, and therefore virtually inexhaustible. Mostly renewable energy has its origin the Sun Energy from the Sun generates heat and is converted in various ways such as hydropower (evaporation) and wind. The image shows several renewable energy sources: - solar energy - wind energy - geothermal energy. This is an important work that calls attention to the amount of energy Earth's ecologically viable and should be better utilized, compared to other forms of non-renewable and polluting energy like nuclear power and fossil fuels.

Location: Geyser del Tatio, Atacama. CHILE


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