Energy resouces an their uses


Energy resources and their uses

Non-renewable energy resources are fossil fuels and nuclear fuels like uranium and plutonium. Fossil fuels are natural resources that form underground over millions of years- they are burnt to provide energy. 

  • these will all "run out" one day
  • they all do damage to the environment
  • they provide most of our energy

There are 3 main fossil fuels:

  • coal
  • oil
  • gas

Renewable resources will never run out.

  • the energy can be 'renewed' as it is used
  • most of them do damage the environment but in less harmful ways than non-renewable energy resources
  • they don't provide much energy and some of them are unreliable because they depend on the weather 

Renewable energy resources are:

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