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Fossil Fuel Promises Being Broken

Description:
Summation of a report which highlights the amount of money being spent to further non-renewable fuel source exploration.

Related Topics:
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.
8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

Associated Grade Levels:
9-1011-12Public

Related Sub-Topics

3.6 Humans are part of Earth’s ecosystems and influence energy flow through these systems.

4.5 Humans generate electricity in multiple ways.

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.

5.4 Energy decisions are influenced by economic factors.

6.5 Social and technological innovation affects the amount of energy used by human society.

7.3 Environmental quality is impacted by energy choices.

5.7 Energy decisions are influenced by social factors.

6.6 Behavior and design affect the amount of energy used by human society.

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

7.1 Economic security is impacted by energy choices.

4.2 Humans use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.

5.5 Energy decisions are influenced by political factors.

6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.

5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.

2.6 Greenhouse gases affect energy flow through the Earth system.

6.7 Products and services carry with them embedded energy.

7.2 National security is impacted by energy choices.

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

5.3 Energy decisions can be made using a systems-based approach.

8.2 Transportation and logistic considerations shape cost and feasibility within supply chains.

5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.

7.5 Access to energy resources affects quality of life.