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PHYSICS_110-6: Energy and Global Warming (Taylor): Getting Started

Poll

I have checked a book out of Northwestern's Libraries
Yes: 19 votes (41.3%)
No: 27 votes (58.7%)
Total Votes: 46
What was the main energy source in the US in 1875?
Coal: 12 votes (85.71%)
Petroleum: 0 votes (0%)
Wood: 2 votes (14.29%)
Total Votes: 14
Which newspaper referred to global warming as "scientific faddism" in 1990?
El País: 4 votes (26.67%)
The New York Times: 2 votes (13.33%)
Wall Street Journal: 9 votes (60%)
None of the above: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 15
I've used interlibrary loan to get an article or book the library doesn't have
Yes: 3 votes (21.43%)
No: 11 votes (78.57%)
Total Votes: 14
What is the fraction of electricity that will be generated by nonhydropower renewable sources in the US in 2017?
1%: 3 votes (21.43%)
4%: 4 votes (28.57%)
9%: 6 votes (42.86%)
17%: 1 votes (7.14%)
Total Votes: 14

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