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Non-renewable Energy

Since the beginning of time, humans have used fossil fuels as their main source of energy to power a variety of daily activities, including lighting, heating, and cooking. Fossil fuels, however, have a number of negative effects on the environment. We can better understand this source of...
Non-renewable resources cannot be replaced by natural means fast enough to keep up with consumption. Carbon-based fuels are an example. Heat and pressure convert organic materials into oil or gas.  Earth minerals and metal ores, fossil fuels (coal, petroleum, natural gas), and groundwater in...
The need for energy resources continues to grow at a rate that requires our attention. Prior to the 1970s, demand was predictable and sustained. Since then, energy consumption has soared out of control as a result of population growth and the need for a...