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Define the term 'renewable' resources
Resources that won't run out. They have natural availability eg: wind and HEP
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Energy is split into primary & secondary. What are primary energy sources?
Primary are energy resources that can be used in their raw form without being converted eg coal and gas.
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Many large companies are involved in world fuel production. Name our example
British Petroleum (bp) - a large TNC.
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Co-operaion between countries is key in the delivery of fuels. Name our geopolitics example .
Russia & Ukraine - the shutting off of the gas pipeline.
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State the effects of fuel wood gathering.
Smoke inhalation causes respiratory problems. Chopping down of vegetation increases flooding risk and burning of wood causes pollution.
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Sustainable development in housing is key to reducing pollution within the UK. Our study focus was on...
The Kingspan Lighthouse (see mind-map for details)
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Energy is split into primary & secondary. What are primary energy sources?

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Primary are energy resources that can be used in their raw form without being converted eg coal and gas.

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Many large companies are involved in world fuel production. Name our example

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Co-operaion between countries is key in the delivery of fuels. Name our geopolitics example .

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State the effects of fuel wood gathering.

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