Clearwater Basin Biomass Atlas: Natural Capital

This section shows available biomass for the biofuels industry. This scale takes into account regional features that people tend to use to determine the appeal of a place, such as climate, water, and topographic variation. P.13-24

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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.

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Clearwater Basin Biomass Atlas: Natural 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.

4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.

1.7 Many different units are used to quantify energy.

7.6 Some populations are more vulnerable to impacts of energy choices than others.

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

4.3 Fossil and biofuels are organic matter that contain energy captured from sunlight.

7.3 Environmental quality is impacted by energy choices.

5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.

1.5 Energy comes in different forms and can be divided into categories.

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

6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.

6.7 Products and services carry with them embedded energy.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.

7.5 Access to energy resources affects quality of life.