Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
ISBN: 9781337515863
Textbook Problem

(¦ Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically require integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.)

. Is our society truly facing an "energy crisis," assuming by this term we mean that we are running out of energy? What is happening to our energy resources as a result of the increasing industrialization of the world?

To determine

What are the impacts of the increasing industrialization of the world on the energy resources?


Today, energy crisis is the talk of the hour across the globe. The natural resources of the earth are draining at an alarming rate due to their excessive usage in industrialization. The demand for energy is continuously increasing however, the resources have diminished down over the years due to steady usage. These resources take millions of years in their formation therefore, it becomes really crucial to reserve them. Several governmental and concerned authorities are engaged in adopting the renewable resources so as to avoid usage of non-renewable resources...

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