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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 (40.43%)
No: 28 votes (59.57%)
Total Votes: 47
What was the main energy source in the US in 1875?
Coal: 13 votes (86.67%)
Petroleum: 0 votes (0%)
Wood: 2 votes (13.33%)
Total Votes: 15
Which newspaper referred to global warming as "scientific faddism" in 1990?
El País: 4 votes (25%)
The New York Times: 3 votes (18.75%)
Wall Street Journal: 9 votes (56.25%)
None of the above: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 16
I've used interlibrary loan to get an article or book the library doesn't have
Yes: 3 votes (20%)
No: 12 votes (80%)
Total Votes: 15
What is the fraction of electricity that will be generated by nonhydropower renewable sources in the US in 2017?
1%: 3 votes (20%)
4%: 4 votes (26.67%)
9%: 7 votes (46.67%)
17%: 1 votes (6.67%)
Total Votes: 15

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