The Effects Of Nonrenewable Resources On The Environment

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Brett Laffoon

Mrs. Spada

Literary Genre

7 March 2016

Energy Sources

Have you ever wondered what life would be like without energy? I’m going to go out on a limb and say you haven’t thought about it, but you probably should because energy is way more important than you think. Energy is a primary input for almost all activities, which means it is vital for improvement in every area of life. The use of energy is evident in certain sectors such as transport, commerce, industry, telecommunication, household and agricultural service. With such high demands in these sectors, it has forced us focus on achieving continuous supply without harming the environment. These problems just did come out of nowhere. The have been around for thousands of year, maybe more. The most recent problem has been the use of nonrenewable resources, which is harmful to the environment. Society today is facing the peak of oil and gas. As well as, fossil fuel still being the main source of energy, which may be exhausted in a few hundred year. We need change in our sources of energy, which is why renewable energy has been occurring in recent years, and the three main renewable energy sources are heat energy, solar energy, and wind energy.

When you speak of renewable energy, heat transfer comes up often because it occurs every second of the day and we don’t even realize it. In heat transfer, warmer molecules move toward the cooler molecule heating the cooler molecules up, creating heat
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