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    needs to use new alternative energy sources to to prevent the spending of millions more on foreign oil. Renewable sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, and biomass provide alternative energy sources. Implementing alternative energy sources will decrease the dependency on oil which will save the country millions of dollars, while also creating many jobs. The U.S.’s dependence…

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    Step 1: Definition: Renewable energy is when natural resources are used to create energy that can be used as electricity or other forms of power. The natural resources used to generate energy must be produced faster than it is being used so that the resources can be used by future generations without finishing. Renewable energy does not harm the environment. Reasons why South Africa must include renewable energy in its energy mix: • To build places where renewable energy can be generated would…

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    Alternative energies are becoming a major focus point as climate change reports are showing staggering statistics on how negatively fossil fuels are effecting the earth’s climate. Per the Government of Canada (2016), human activity has been the number one cause of climate change on earth. The suns intensity and volcanic activity are the only natural causes to climate change today. The burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas, are the leading causes of today’s climate change…

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    There are multiple forms of energy we use each day for many things. Regardless of what region of the country you live in, from the moment you open your eyes in the morning to the time you close them at night you are using energy in almost every aspect of your daily life. From using your alarm clock to wake up, to cooking your food, driving to and from work, and then finally settling down in the evening, you will use some form of energy with almost every task. Living in Charleston, SC there are…

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    One of the alternative plan is replacing coal-fired energy to solar energy in the industrial factories, in order to reduce the carbon dioxide (CO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and the nitrogen oxides (NOx). As most of scientists mentioned, the CO2 is one of the major greenhouse gas that causes the global warming; SO2 and NOx have link to several respiratory illnesses. In order to decrease the temperature globally and the cases of respiratory illnesses, the reduction of CO2, SO2 and NOx are the goals…

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    many different energy sources. There are two main types: renewable and nonrenewable. Renewable sources are sources we can use repeatedly without fear of running out. Some examples are water, solar, and wind. Nonrenewable have a short shelf life. They are slowly running out. Examples of these are coal, natural gas, and petroleum. The two I will be comparing are ethanol from corn and solar energy from the sun. Solar energy is self-explanatory. We harness the power of the sun for energy. Solar…

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    industrial and commercial non-recyclable waste. This is reduces the amount of waste that reaches landfills. This site also produces huge amounts of energy which generates up to 70MW of electricity and 51 MW of heat. This will reduce the dependence of fossil fuels. This is an example of transmaterialisation as it’s the transition from fossil to renewable feedstocks like RDF. This is also a sustainable process a there will also be waste from industries. The site is clearly great for the economy…

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    scarce and becoming more so is energy. The amount of available energy, as in fueling energy, has decreased over time, due to usage. The major energy sources that are being dwindled are those that are nonrenewable, meaning they cannot be used again. Without a stable supply of energy, a society slows and eventually falls. Each fuel source has its own benefits as well as setbacks. Some have economic perks, while others have larger environmental setbacks. Many of the energy resources chosen in a…

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    2 Non-renewable resources There are several problems with the more popular choices for harnessing energy [non-renewable energy]. This section will discuss the concerns that need to be taken into consideration when deciding whether or not to use solar energy as an alternative solution to fossil fuels such as coal, petroleum, natural gas and nuclear energy for our energy consumption. 2.1 Impact on resources Many non-renewable resources are being extracted to the point of exhaustion…

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    more can be attributed to the exploitation of fossil fuels and other forms of unsustainable, non-renewable,…

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