Related Topics:1. Energy is a physical quantity that follows precise natural laws.2. Physical processes on Earth are the result of energy flow through the Earth system.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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6.8 Amount of energy used can be calculated and monitored.
4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.
1.1 Energy is a quantity that is transferred from system to system.
5.1 Decisions concerning the use of energy resources are made at many levels.
2.2 Sunlight, gravitational potential, decay of radioactive isotopes, and rotation of the Earth
5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.
6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.
5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.
6.6 Behavior and design affect the amount of energy used by human society.
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy from the environment into forms useful for human endeavors
3.1 The Sun is the major source of energy for organisms and the ecosystems of which they are a part
6.3 Human demand for energy is increasing.
5.5 Energy decisions are influenced by political factors.
5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.
2.7 The effects of changes in Earth’s energy system are often not immediately apparent.
5.3 Energy decisions can be made using a systems-based approach.
4.4 Humans transport energy from place to place.
5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.
7.5 Access to energy resources affects quality of life.