- Environmental effects of using energy resources
- Burning fuels releases pollutants into the atmosphere, it contributes to global warming
- Noise pollution may be a disadvantage of wind farms
- Habitats may be destroyed by mining and oil/gas collection
- Hydroelecric schemes and tidal barrages can cause habitats to be damaged.
- Burning solid fuels produces ash which must be disposed of
- Wind farms, oil rigs and power stations are thought to be visual pollution by some people