SUN Sunlight passes through the atmosphere....and warms the earth...most escapes to outer space and cools the earth... Infra-red radiation is given off by the earth... …but some IR is trapped by some gases in the air, thus reducing the cooling. THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT
Renewable Energy in Scotland 25% of EU Wind energy 10% of EU Wave resource 25% of EU Tidal resource A potential 206 GW
Employment Opportunities Skills Development Scotland At present 80,000 green jobs 40,000 – 70,000 jobs in 5 - 10 years Major effort required to produce more science & engineering graduates plus highly trained apprentices.
Employment Opportunities Engineers Computing Modellers Geologists Town Planners Technicians Environmental Economics Construction Legal Project Managers
Future Scientists Will work in an Interdisciplinary World with Sustainable Values providing Technological Solutions