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What are
the
sources of
energy
and how
do these
vary in
their
global
pattern?
Non These are sources of energy which are finite and mean that eventually they will run
Renewable out and when they are used supply of them reduces. These are the most commonly
(finite)…

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Oil This is a fossil fuel found in porous rock between layers of hard rock deep beneath
the earth's surface. E.g. Saudi Arabia, Kuwait or offshore e.g. Gulf of Mexico, North
Sea. It is used everywhere with accounting for no less than 30% in the six areas (N…

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(relatively cheap) but it is a strong greenhouse gas, drilling has big environmental
impact, non renewable.
Unconvention Natural Gas that is more difficult and therefore more expensive to extract than
al Natural Gas `conventional' reserves, although these are becoming more viable options as oil
prices rise. Mainly deep…

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What is
the
relationshi
p between
energy use
and
economic
developme
nt?
Greater energy Due to mechanistation of agriculture, expansion of manufacturing industry, demand
use when of a growing service sector, increased freight and general business transportation,
develops increasing car ownership, higher levels of domestic use and expansion…

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What are the
social, economic
and
environmental
issues associated
with increasing
demand for
energy?
Economic impact of Building more power stations and extending transmission corridors, new
increased energy sources of power may be required, high levels of investment are needed
demand to install a modern energy infrastructure (FDI…

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How can
energy supply
be managed to
ensure
sustainability?
Management of Increasingly important because of concerns about the
energy schemes exhaustion of fossil fuels, the impact of emissions on the
environment, the high cost of building large energy instillations.
Government energy Improve public transport to encourage higher levels…

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