Author Archive: Aaron Ko

My name is Aaron Ko. I live in Lake Forest, California. I am currently a high school student attending St. Margaret's Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano

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USA to Become Energy Independent by 2030

December 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
USA to Become Energy Independent by 2030

On November 12, 2012 The International Energy Agency published its World Energy Outlook. The report states that by 2017, the US will become the number one producer of oil, and that by 2030 the US will be completely self sufficient on oil and become a net exporter. What caused this?• Technologies have improved, allowing drillers […]

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Recycling Accomplishes More Than Most People Think

August 1, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Recycling Accomplishes More Than Most People Think

Next time you are thinking that recycling the bottle you are thinking about throwing into the non recyclable trash won’t make much of a difference, think again. Recycling has many benefits: less waste is sent to landfills, resources are conserved, pollution is reduced, and products made with recycled materials require less energy to be manufactured. Many of […]

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How Much Does Recycling Save?

August 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
How Much Does Recycling Save?

Recycling has many benefits; less waste is sent to landfills, resources are conserved, pollution is reduced, and products made with recycled materials require less energy to be manufactured. Many of the materials we use in daily life can be recycled. Below is a list of the most common materials we use and details how much […]

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Even With Renewable Energies, We Should Still Use Less

June 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Even With Renewable Energies, We Should Still Use Less

Whether we are using renewable or non-renewable energy, efficiency always is an important aspect. Although renewable energy comes from inexhaustible sources, many of the processes used to extract energy still have adverse effects on the environment. As the use of renewable energies increases, we need understand and be aware of their environmental impact. Below are several […]

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