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Green Energy by Mind Map: Green Energy

1. Petroleum

1.1. Dirty energy

1.1.1. Global warming

1.1.1.1. Rising sea levels

1.1.1.2. Heat waves

1.1.1.3. Cold waves

1.1.1.4. More frequent and stronger storms

1.2. Replace whale oil

1.3. Move cars, airplanes, etc.

1.4. Spill risk in extraction

1.5. Will end soon (about 40 years)

2. Sugar cane

2.1. Renewable

2.2. Less polluting

2.3. Produces less energy

2.4. Intense deforestation

3. Wind energy

3.1. Cheapest way to get energy

3.2. Clean energy

3.3. Does not generate waste

3.4. Inexhaustible

3.5. Not constant

4. Thermoelectric energy

4.1. Can be placed anywhere for being small

4.2. Can be built quickly

4.3. Emits greenhouse gases

4.4. Very expensive

5. Solar energy

5.1. Clean energy

5.2. Needs little maintenance

5.3. Not constant

5.4. Produces less energy

6. Hydro-electric energy

6.1. Clean energy

6.2. Renewable

6.3. Low operating cost

6.4. Cannot be placed near populations

6.5. May harm ecosystem

6.6. High installation cost

7. Nuclear energy

7.1. Nuclear fission

7.1.1. 3,000,000 times more efficient than charcoal

7.1.2. Abundant levels of uranium available

7.1.3. Generates nuclear waste

7.1.4. Expensive

7.2. Nuclear fusion

7.2.1. Uses hydrogen

7.2.1.1. Can be made with deuterium and tritium

7.2.2. 10 times more efficient than nuclear fission

7.2.3. No technology

7.2.4. Deuterium fuel can last up to 150 billion years

7.2.5. Does not release waste

7.2.6. Clean energy

7.2.6.1. Results in helium

7.2.6.1.1. Can be reused in many areas of medicine

7.2.7. Very cheap