Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder...
Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder lights his artwork on fire to create his latest piece, titled Wolf Eyes.
EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives - The Washington Post
The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart attack and respiratory disease, scientists said Monday in the first peer-r...
Gunpowder
Military Channel Podcast Artillery History: Gunpowder The invention of gunpowder rewrote the rules of warfare.
Biomass
Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. It most often refers to plants or plant-based materials which are specifically called lignocellulosic biomass. As an e...
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Coal
Coal (from the Old English term col, which has meant "mineral of fossilized carbon" since the 13th century) is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata i...
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Gunpowder
Gunpowder, also known as black powder, is a chemical explosive—the earliest known. It is a mixture of sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate (saltpeter). The sulfur and charcoal act as fuels, and the...
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Oil shale
Oil shale, also known as kerogen shale, is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which liquid hydrocarbons called shale ...
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Peat
Peat (turf) is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands or mires. The peatland ecosystem is the most efficient carbon sink on ...
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Wood fuel
Wood fuel (or fuelwood) is a fuel such as firewood, charcoal, chips, sheets, pellets, and sawdust. The particular form used depends upon factors such as source, quantity, quality and application. In ...
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Fossil record of fire
The fossil record of fire first appears with the establishment of a land-based flora in the Middle Ordovician period, 470 million years ago, permitting the accumulation of oxygen in the atmosphere as ...
Fossil record of fire - Wikipedia
Star-37
The Star 37 is a type of solid rocket motor used by many space propulsion and launch vehicle stages. It is used almost exclusively as an upper stage. It was developed primarily by Thiokol Propulsion...
EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives - The Washington Post
The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart attack and respiratory disease, scientists said Monday in the first peer-r...
Bord na Móna
Bord na Móna ([bˠoːɾˠd̪ˠ nə mˠoːn̪ˠə] — English: Peat Board), abbreviated BNM, is a semi-state company in Ireland, created in 1946 by the Turf Development Act 1946. The company is responsible for ...
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Charcoal
Mangrove charcoal burning videoCharcoal is a light, black residue, consisting of carbon and any remaining ash, obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation s...
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Arctic methane release
Arctic methane release is the release of methane from seas and soils in permafrost regions of the Arctic. While a long-term natural process, it may be exacerbated by global warming. This results in...
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Slash and burn
Slash-and-burn is an agricultural technique that involves the cutting and burning of plants in forests or woodlands to create fields. It is subsistence agriculture that typically uses little technolog...
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Fragmentation (weaponry)
Fragmentation is the process by which the casing of an artillery shell, bomb, grenade, etc. is shattered by the detonation of the explosive filler. The correct technical terminology of these pieces...
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Musket
A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smoothbore firearm, fired from the shoulder. Muskets were designed for use by infantry. A soldier armed with a musket had the designation musketman or musketeer.The muske...
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Pellet stove
A pellet stove is a stove that burns compressed wood or biomass pellets to create a source of heat for residential and sometimes industrial spaces. By steadily feeding fuel from a storage container (h...
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Coke (fuel)
Coke is a fuel with few impurities and a high carbon content, usually made from coal. It is the solid carbonaceous material derived from destructive distillation of low-ash, low-sulfur bituminous coal...
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Alum shale
Alum shale (also known as alum schist and alum slate) is a variety of black shale. It is shale or clay slate containing pyrite. Decomposition of pyrite by weathering forms sulfuric acid, which acts o...
Firelighter
Firelighters are small solid fuel tablets sold as consumer products and designed to replace kindling in starting a fire. Firelighters are typically used to start wood or coal fire in homes. However, t...
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Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels
Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels, in South West England has occurred since the area was first drained by the Romans, and continues today on an area of less than 0.5% of the total geography. The ...
Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels - Wikipedia