Essay on Concerns about Energy, the Economy and the Environment

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Many concerns that some may have about the energy we use, the cost to produce and use this energy as well as the effects it has on the environment could possibly be alleviated, to some extent, but may not resolve all that has not yet been foreseen or even understood. The use of energy is in great demand, as population continues to grow in America and around the world. Every day, people in society rely upon some type of energy source to provide reasonable means to accommodate needs; such as to power their homes with electric or to fuel their automobiles for transportation.
America and other countries around the globe have efficient power resources that produce and distribute power. Some resources are provided by conventional power plants
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It is an alternative to the non-renewable energy or conventional energy that is produced with coal and oil which release carbon dioxide gasses into the atmosphere and contributes to Global warming. These gasses are created by man and are being produced and use every day to supply the demands for power in society.
Renewable energy is considered to be more cost effective because it is not manmade, therefore there will be no labor cost to produce, no utility bills in the mail to pay for. It has no chemicals added, and it is 100% natural and safe for the environment. It is an eco-friendly way to provide clean, safe energy, which does not release harmful gasses or any pollutants into the air, because it comes from a natural source.
In some American households today there are people who are becoming more eco-friendly conscientious, because they care about the future of the earth and the adverse affects that society has placed upon it. There are a number of ways these people are helping to create a safer energy, which is also helping to lower the cost of power, in return helping the economy and protecting the environment.
An eco-friendly person will recycle, because they are aware of the adverse effects on the environment and they are willing to be actively helping to protect it. When people recycle materials; such as newspapers, glass, and metals they are helping to reduce energy usage, which in