Globalisation:Energy and Food supply

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  • Created by: Rianne B
  • Created on: 10-04-13 21:25

Environment impacts of producing more energy:

  • Burning fossil fuels releases Carbon Dioxide which adds to global warming.  This will cause the sea level to rise, cause extreme weather and will make some species extinct.  Using more fossil fuels will increase Global Warming.
  • Burning fuels also releases Sulphur Dioxide and Nitrogen Oxide which dissolves water in the atmospher and can cause acid rain.  The acid rain can kill animals as well as plants.
  • Gathering wood for burning causes Deforestation which can cause damage to many ecosystems and habitats.
  • Mining for coal causes air and water pollution and it


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