How Much Energy Is There In Weather?

Have you ever wondered just how much energy exists in the weather?  Energy can come from things like tropical cyclones or lightning and of course even the sun, but how about something as simple as wind?  Join the conversation as we explore the weather-energy connection.

If you want to read a bit more, here are a few links to peruse.  Check out the NOAA HRD FAQ about hurricanes which discusses both how much energy is in a tropical cyclone and the challenges in harnessing that energy.  You can also read some more about the history of wind power.

And now for the episode …

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