Clearwater Basin Biomass Atlas: Economic Capital

This addresses the economic viability and benefits of biomass utilization, particularly a biomass energy plant and associated woody biomass markets in the Clearwater basin. P. 68-105

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1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.
3. Biological processes depend on energy flow through the Earth system.
5. Energy decisions are influenced by economic, political, environmental, and social factors.
6. The amount of energy used by human society depends on many factors.
7. The quality of life of individuals and societies is affected by energy choices.
4. Various sources of energy are used to power human activities.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

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Clearwater Basin Biomass Atlas:Economic Capitol
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3.6 Humans are part of Earth’s ecosystems and influence energy flow through these systems.

6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.

1.7 Many different units are used to quantify energy.

5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

8.6 Liquid fuel can be produced from wood feedstocks.

7.4 Increasing demand for and limited supplies of fossil fuels affects quality of life.

4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors

7.1 Economic security is impacted by energy choices.

6.3 Human demand for energy is increasing.

6.7 Products and services carry with them embedded energy.

4.7 Different sources of energy and different ways energy is transformed, transported, and stored.

8.8 Life cycle analysis take account of ecological factors that are in steps of the supply chain.

4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.

7.5 Access to energy resources affects quality of life.