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More on solar coverage

September 2, 2009

Maybe there's something in the water today - no sooner had I finished estimating the Earth's solar radiation than this popped up on Cool Infographics: The map was created by the Land Art Generator Initiative to show the amount of solar panel coverage required to power the Earth for one year. Very interesting, and this […]

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Tanning in perspective

September 2, 2009

Information is Beautiful tipped me off to this poster from GOOD: Skeptic that I am, I immediately questioned the headline as propaganda. The Sun very well may produce that much energy, but how much of it reaches the Earth - in other words, how much of it can actually be harnessed? This makes for a […]

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