Iceland’s superpowered underground volcanoes – Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl

Explore how geothermal energy— the heat in the Earth’s crust— is being used to create renewable electricity and power.

While the weather in Iceland is often cold, wet, and windy, a nearly endless supply of heat bubbles away below the surface. In fact, almost every building in the country is heated by geothermal energy in a process with virtually no carbon emissions. So how exactly does this renewable energy work? Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl explores the two primary models for harnessing the planet’s natural heat.

Lesson by Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl, directed by Charlotte Arene.

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