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BLGY 1315: CT Focused Study: The Big Energy Gamble
Can be found at http://video.pbs.org/video/1051958162/.
Name: ____Wei Zheng________ Sec: ____51_ Date: 02/12/2013______ Take notes and focus on all data, analysis, and interpretations presented . Procedure: Complete a 2 page Focused Study Abstract using the FS Format and Guidelines.

Abstract:

Title: The Big Energy Gamble

Date: 02/12/2013

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Key Terms: Renewable Energy. The governor of the state Schwarzenegger. California Economic.

Data: California is the country’s most populous state and the world’s eighth largest economy, but many in that state believe that California is at risk for the early impact of global warming along with the rest of the world.

New Information: Renewable energy is energy that comes from resources which are continually replenished such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat. Reactions: Firstable I was really surprise that Schwarzenegger is the gonverner of the state. And through his speech, I think hi is doing a great job on politic.

Significance: California is a long-time leading state for its utility-sector customer energy efficiency programs, which date back to the 1970s and have grown and evolved substantially over three decades. Its programs and related energy efficiency policies have had a significant impact on per capita electricity use.

Questions:

1. Should politicians defer to scientists when making policy decisions? How did Governor Schwarzenegger exemplify this?

The governer should listen to the scientists when making policy decisions, especially energy policy. Scientists are more focus on how the human activity impact on the environmental problem. Which would help the governer to make a sustainable development. The Governor Schwazenegger did something no other states do. He metioned the problem of global...
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