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    Alternative Energy Stance = Political Indicator
    Alternative energy has become the cause of many modern political disputes. Traditionally conservatives, as staunch supporters of free market economics, have favored drilling rights and domestic energy production in order to decrease the dependence on foreign oil powers for energy sources. On the other hand, liberals have usually been more supportive of alternative energy sources and have encouraged initiatives to restrict the private sector's ability to use fossil fuels as an energy source in order to protect the environment. Generally speaking, environmentalism and alternative energy development have become very liberal issues, while criticism toward government initiatives concerning environmentalism and alternative energy production has become synonymous with conservatism.
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    Green Energy- sustainable energy that is environmentally sound and meets present day production needs without compromising future ability to secure resources. paraphrased from wikipedia.org
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    The advent of alternative energy has had a significant impact on the United States government. The US Department of Energy, created following the 1970s energy crisis, has funded many research organizations devoted to developing new sources of sustainable energy and optimizing the current sources which exist. These federally funded organizations include Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has taken an active part in the application of renewable energy sources providing federal funding to programs which install renewable energy systems. Additionally, the various regulations instituted by the EPA, which limit harmful emissions and regulate the amount of pollutants energy manufacturers can produce, have forced many corporations and industries to seriously consider investing in modern alternative energy resources in order to leave a greener footprint and preserve the environment for future generations. The Green Party, a national political party which gained support during Ralph Nader's presidential campaigns in 1996 and 2000, has been a staunch advocate of renewable energy for years, viewing it as a very viable method through which to help solve the energy crisis while simultaneously preserving the Earth's natural ecosystems. Recently, President Obama's support of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has resulted in the contribution of more than $70 billion in direct spending and tax credits for clean, renewable energy programs. The president himself has made the development of clean, alternative energy sources a priority. In March of 2012, Obama made the statement that, "We can’t have an energy strategy for the last century that traps us in the past. We need an energy strategy for the future – an all-of-the-above strategy for the 21st century that develops every source of American-made energy." Obviously, with an election approaching, when Obama made this statement he was serious about it; in fact, it is likely that the development of clean energy will be an important part of Obama's political platform when election time comes around.
    Even the military has sworn itself to the use of renewable fuels since, unlike fossil fuels, they can produced anywhere, thereby granting a strong, strategic advantage. Internationally, the IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) promotes and supports the development and application of alternative energy sources worldwide. Over 100 countries around the world have established national renewable energy policies in an attempt to become more independent and less harmful to the environment.
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    Origins of the Energy Crisis
    When the United States created Israel after WWII, most Arab nations refused to recognize Israel as a legitimate state. Conflicts soon followed between Israel and its Arab neighbors. In 1973, the Yom Kippur War began when Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on the holy day of Yom Kippur. Soon after, when Russia began supplying Egypt and Syria with weapons, America, led by Richard Nixon, initiated efforts to support and supply Israel. In response, the OAPEC, the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries, unexpectedly declared an embargo on oil shipments to America. OAPEC's response shocked the U.S. which had previously thought that an oil boycott would not benefit the oil exporting nations. Instead, the nations benefited from the raised costs of oil as the higher cost per barrel helped OAPEC overcome the financial implications of decreased oil production. Even after the Yom Kippur War ended, the oil embargo continued and America soon fully realized the extent of its dependence on foreign oil. In the first three months after the oil embargo began, oil prices rose from $3 a barrel to $12 barrel. Americans, who had grown accustomed to endless oil supplies and cheap prices, were not prepared for the results of the embargo. Lines formed at gas stations nationwide as fuel shortages became common, the same stations closed on Sundays, homeowners were asked to conserve electricity in anyway possible, speed limits were lowered, and America's once dominant automobile industry struggled to compete with foreign manufacturers producing smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles than U.S. automakers. Although the oil embargo ended in March of 1974, the "energy crisis" left lasting effects on America and the world. The environmental movement received a push from the energy crisis as opponents of burning fossil fuels used the situation as a means by which to gain more political power in Washington. Various pieces of legislation were passed in an attempt to rectify America's relationship with fossil fuels and other energy sources including the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 and an entire new government department, the Department of Energy, was created in 1977 to address any energy issues facing the nation. However, additionally, and perhaps most importantly, America's mindset was dramatically altered. The nation now knew that a consumer approach to energy was not a safe one; in order to ensure America's future independence and stability the U.S. would need to increase its own domestic fuel production while working toward the development of alternative, preferably renewable, energy sources. ~http://www.history.com/topics/energy-crisis
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    Alternative Energy Stance = Political Indicator
    Alternative energy has become the cause of many modern political disputes. Traditionally conservatives, as staunch supporters of free market economics, have favored drilling rights and domestic energy production in order to decrease the dependence on foreign oil powers for energy sources. On the other hand, liberals have usually been more supportive of alternative energy sources and have encouraged initiatives to restrict the private sector's ability to use fossil fuels as an energy source in order to protect the environment. Generally speaking, environmentalism and alternative energy development have become very liberal issues, while criticism toward government initiatives concerning environmentalism and alternative energy production has become synonymous with conservatism.
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    Green Energy- sustainable energy that is environmentally sound and meets present day production needs without compromising future ability to secure resources. paraphrased from wikipedia.org
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    Even the military has sworn itself to the use of renewable fuels since, unlike fossil fuels, they can produced anywhere, thereby granting a strong, strategic advantage. Internationally, the IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) promotes and supports the development and application of alternative energy sources worldwide. Over 100 countries around the world have established national renewable energy policies in an attempt to become more independent and less harmful to the environment.
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  5. page Group 4-12 edited Physics portion done by Matt and Evan Government portion done by Shawn and Dustin with help from E…
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    *Matt and I talked to the other group doing energy and they decided to switch to aviation, so we can do the original energy crisis idea. -Evan
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    (Left and Right) http://us.amovens.com/blog-us/2012/03/06/no-oil-no-problem-getting-through-the-1970s-oil-crisis/
    Gas Prices as an Economical Indicator
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    Since oil is the single most important source of energy in today's society (transportation, heating, ect.), when oil prices peak Americans panic. People connect the price of oil with the state of the economy; the higher the oil prices, the more worse off America's economy is. However, the truth is that the price of oil is an inaccurate indicator of the economy. People like to see drops in oil and gasoline prices, but the truth, according to the economist Keith Phillips of the Federal Reserve Bank is that, "A fall in gasoline prices, if due to a sharp drop in economic activity across the world, can precede a weakening of the U.S. economy, although it would not be a cause of the weakening."
    ~http://www.nettally.com/palmk/nrgopec.html
    ~http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/business_columnists/david_hendricks/article/Lower-gasoline-prices-could-signal-recession-3592955.php

    Versatility of Petroleum: Due to the primary composition of petroleum (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and sulfur), the products that can derived from crude oil are plentiful and vary in a wide array of applications. The composition can vary in its proportions, giving a variety of results when crude oil is recovered from the earth. These variations can create crude oil that is more of a solid at climate temperatures, which results in a need to refine and alter the crude oil more than other variations that are light, viscous liquids that require very little refinement in order to be applied towards certain products. The application that has been in demand since the discovery of petroleum of course has been for a source of fuel. This fuel can come in the form of kerosine, gasoline, and diesel. These derived fuels are used in either transportation or providing an efficient heat source for different systems. The systems that utilize these fuels are different because each derived fuel is unique in how its molecular structure is constructed. For almost all of these products, the basis is in chained carbon and hydrogen atoms, which form hydrocarbons. Depending on the number of carbon atoms in the molecular structure, a different fuel will be produced, which heavily influences its efficiency. This is based off of the amount of work put in versus the work put out by the system, which is most easily seen in car that burn higher octane fuels, which results in hotter burning combustion and relatively cleaner emissions.
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    One effect of using petroleum based fossil fuels for energy is global warming. Global warming occurs when the gasses emitted by burning fossil fuels are trapped in the atmosphere and trap heat energy from the sun, which causes Earth temperatures to rise. This process has been the cause of much political debate and has led some interest groups to advocate for alternative energy sources. This video explains some of the scientific causes and effects of global warming.
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    Alternative energy has become the cause of many modern political disputes. Traditionally conservatives, as staunch supporters of free market economics, have favored drilling rights and domestic energy production in order to decrease the dependence on foreign oil powers for energy sources. On the other hand, liberals have usually been more supportive of alternative energy sources and have encouraged initiatives to restrict the private sector's ability to use fossil fuels as an energy source in order to protect the environment. Generally speaking, environmentalism and alternative energy development have become very liberal issues, while criticism toward government initiatives concerning environmentalism and alternative energy production has become synonymous with conservatism.
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    Green Energy- sustainable energy that is environmentally sound and meets present day production needs without compromising future ability to secure resources. paraphrased from wikipedia.org
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    One of the most controversial alternate energy sources is nuclear power. Becoming popular in the 1950's, nuclear energy rapidly became widely used, especially in the United States and the former USSR. However, after the meltdown at Chernobyl and the near meltdown at Three Mile Island, nuclear energy was thought too dangerous. However, as of late, it seems the world is beginning to accept nuclear power yet again as more and more contries are building new nuclear power plants.
    Alternative Energy and the Government
    The advent of alternative energy has had a significant impact on the United States government. The US Department of Energy, created following the 1970s energy crisis, has funded many research organizations devoted to developing new sources of sustainable energy and optimizing the current sources which exist. These federally funded organizations include Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has taken an active part in the application of renewable energy sources providing federal funding to programs which install renewable energy systems. Additionally, the various regulations instituted by the EPA which limit harmful emissions and regulate the amount of pollutants energy manufacturers can produce have forced many corporations and industries to seriously consider investing in modern alternative energy resources in order to leave a green footprint and preserve the environment. Recently, President Obama's support of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has resulted in the contribution of more than $70 billion in direct spending and tax credits for clean, renewable energy programs. The president himself has made the development of clean, alternative energy sources a priority. In March of 2012, Obama made the statement that, "We can’t have an energy strategy for the last century that traps us in the past. We need an energy strategy for the future – an all-of-the-above strategy for the 21st century that develops every source of American-made energy." Obviously, with an election approaching, when Obama made this statement he was serious about it; in fact, it is likely that the development of clean energy will be an important part of Obama's platform when election time comes

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Wednesday, May 30

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    (Left and Right) http://us.amovens.com/blog-us/2012/03/06/no-oil-no-problem-getting-through-the-1970s-oil-crisis/
    Gas Prices as an Economical Indicator

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    Versatility of Petroleum: Due to the primary composition of petroleum (carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and sulfur), the products that can derived from crude oil are plentiful and vary in a wide array of applications. The composition can vary in its proportions, giving a variety of results when crude oil is recovered from the earth. These variations can create crude oil that is more of a solid at climate temperatures, which results in a need to refine and alter the crude oil more than other variations that are light, viscous liquids that require very little refinement in order to be applied towards certain products. The application that has been in demand since the discovery of petroleum of course has been for a source of fuel. This fuel can come in the form of kerosine, gasoline, and diesel. These derived fuels are used in either transportation or providing an efficient heat source for different systems. The systems that utilize these fuels are different because each derived fuel is unique in how its molecular structure is constructed. For almost all of these products, the basis is in chained carbon and hydrogen atoms, which form hydrocarbons. Depending on the number of carbon atoms in the molecular structure, a different fuel will be produced, which heavily influences its efficiency. This is based off of the amount of work put in versus the work put out by the system, which is most easily seen in car that burn higher octane fuels, which results in hotter burning combustion and relatively cleaner emissions.
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    One effect of using petroleum based fossil fuels for energy is global warming. Global warming occurs when the gasses emitted by burning fossil fuels are trapped in the atmosphere and trap heat energy from the sun, which causes Earth temperatures to rise. This process has been the cause of much political debate and has led some interest groups to advocate for alternative energy sources. This video explains some of the scientific causes and effects of global warming.
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    http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/environment/energy-environment/great-energy-challenge
    Alternative Energy Stance = Political Indicator**
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    ~http://mackaycartoons.blogdrive.com/archive/66.html

    Green Energy- sustainable energy that is environmentally sound and meets present day production needs without compromising future ability to secure resources. paraphrased from wikipedia.org
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    Most citizens look towards gas prices as an indicator of the economy, even though it's not a very good indicator. In 1973, there was a very large oil embargo which sparked the first noticeable rise in gas prices, rising from 30 cents to over a dollar. this then led to a very steady increase towards our prices today at close to $4. Most of the price jumps were a result of Arabic oil companies demanding more and more money for their oil, not from an actual oil shortage. However, most people believed it was a shortage because in their minds, there was no logical explanation for closed gas stations and ever-increasing gas prices.
    http://www.nettally.com/palmk/nrgopec.html
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    *So are we doing ALL of the bolded items or are we going to pick and choose? Right now I'm guessing we're doing all of them so I found a video about the first nuclear power plant to be commissioned to be put under alternatives. -Shawn
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    more fuel-efficient vehicles than U.S. automakers. Although the oil embargo ended in March of 1974, the "energy crisis" left lasting effects on America and the world. The environmental movement received a push from the energy crisis as opponents of burning fossil fuels used the situation as a means by which to gain more political power in Washington. Various pieces of legislation were passed in an attempt to rectify America's relationship with fossil fuels and other energy sources including the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 and an entire new government department, the Department of Energy, was created in 1977 to address any energy issues facing the nation. However, additionally, and perhaps most importantly, America's mindset was dramatically altered. The nation now knew that a consumer approach to energy was not a safe one; in order to ensure America's future independence and stability the U.S. would need to increase its own domestic fuel production while working toward the development of alternative, preferably renewable, energy sources. ~http://www.history.com/topics/energy-crisis
    Most citizens look towards gas prices as an indicator of the economy, even though it's not a very good indicator. In 1973, there was a very large oil embargo which sparked the first noticeable rise in gas prices, rising from 30 cents to over a dollar. this then led to a very steady increase towards our prices today at close to $4. Most of the price jumps were a result of Arabic oil companies demanding more and more money for their oil, not from an actual oil shortage. However, most people believed it was a shortage because in their minds, there was no logical explanation for closed gas stations and ever-increasing gas prices.
    http://www.nettally.com/palmk/nrgopec.html
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  4. page Group 3-12 edited By Nolan and Logan and Colby Political Part done by Fessman ... page 2 on pbs site Nolan- do…
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    We discussed at the beginning of this project which topic would be best for both science and government.
    There is an exceptional amount of information in the scientific part of aviation, and the government piece of this can be seen as well through the innovations in the technology, as well as through the air traffic control with no fly zones and through the air force and the military.

    Government Innovations in Planes
    How do things fly??
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