Energy // What powers our daily lives?

This film addresses where we get our electricity while living at Colorado College. It unveils some of the complex processes behind the magical light switch. Professor of Environmental Science, Howard Drossman, points out that Martin Drake coal-fired power plant is generating most of electricity that we use at the college. The film also highlights some of our current initiatives to switch to non-carbon-polluting sources of energy and offset our emissions at Colorado College.

The Colorado College Energy Manager, Mark Ferguson, speaks about the current energy use at the college. Mark reiterates that most of our energy in Colorado Springs is generated by coal power. He then proceeds to outline our plan as a college to reach the goal of campus wide carbon neutrality.

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