Related Topics:2. Physical processes on Earth are the result of 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.
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.
6.6 Behavior and design affect the amount of energy used by human society.
4.2 Humans use of energy is subject to limits and constraints.
6.4 Earth has limited energy resources.
5.2 Energy infrastructure has inertia.
6.1 Conservation of energy has two very different meanings.
2.7 The effects of changes in Earth’s energy system are often not immediately apparent.
6.2 One way to manage energy resources is through conservation.
2.4 Water plays a major role in the storage and transfer of energy in the Earth system.
5.6 Energy decisions are influenced by environmental factors.