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Useful websites

Energy Saving Trust

The Energy Saving Trust’s website provides advice on how to save energy in the home and a poll on energy saving measures being taken in the home.

Danish Wind Industry Association

The Danish Wind Industry Association website includes information about wind energy, from how it works to the history of wind energy. Also there are activities involving the different parts of a wind turbine, and wind turbine simulations in Wind with Miller.

BBC news website

The report on the BBC website looks at how much electricity in the UK comes from wind and wave power, and future UK wind and wave projects.

Energy and Resources Institute

The Energy and Resources Institute’s EduGreen website gives information about environmental issues such as energy conservation and climate change.

Young People’s Trust for the Environment

The Young People’s Trust for the Environment website contains useful environmental fact sheets and activities about topics such as energy, global warming and the Kyoto protocol.

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The United States Environmental Protection Agency website explains what the greenhouse effect is, with animations showing how it contributes to global warming.

Learning and Teaching Scotland

The Learning and Teaching Scotland website explains why people need to be more energy efficient, what renewable energy is and what the UK is doing to tackle the greenhouse effect.