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what is the definition of non-renewable resources?
Non renewable- can't be remade, being used up, once gone they are gone e.g. diamonds.
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What is the definition of sustainable resources?
Sustainable resources- can be renewed by humans and therefore will last e.g. wood.
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What is the definition of renewable resources?
Renewable resources- these renew themselves and don't need managing e.g. wave.
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What is the other name for oil and why?
The other name for oil is black gold because it is such a valuable commodity.
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Why in the 1990s would people not own a car?
They couldn't afford one and not allowed.
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How many cars were there in china in 1977, 2008 and 2012?
In 1977- 1 million, in 2008- 51 million, in 2012- 85 million.
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How often is a car brought in china?
A car is brought 2.3 seconds in china.
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What is the definition of food security?
Food security- is the ability to obtain sufficient food on a day-to-day basis. people are considered to be 'food secure' when they do not live in fear of hunger.
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What is the definition of food insecurity?
Food insecurity- is when it is different to obtain sufficient food. This can range from hunger through to full-scale famine.
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What is the definition of energy security?
Energy security- means access to reliable and affordable sources of energy. Countries with enough, or surplus, energy are said to be energy secure, white those without enough, are energy insecure.
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What 4 challenges are future generations going to face?
More expensive food, More expensive fuel-more people will mean greater demand for oil etc, Climate change- more people will mean greater release of co2 into the atmosphere.
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Give reasons why abu dhabi is aiming to lease land from other countries?
Has very little rainfall, Relies on selling oil to get food imported, Grow more food.
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What is the definition of land grabbing?
Land grabbing is the contentious issue of large-scale land acquisitions: the buying or leasing of large pieces of land in developing countries, by domestic and transnational companies, governments and individuals.
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What is the definition of green revolution?
Green revolution: the attempt to improve the productivity crops in LEDCs which began in the 1960s with the breeding of new high-yielding varieties of wheat and rice.
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Why is a honda fcx clarity better than a normal car (2 facts)?
honda fcx clarity- It's cheaper to produce, and has a variety of sources, Its has many uses, e.g powder generation, transport, and low-carbon heating.
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What are the disadvantages of hydrogen economy?
Its expensive because it needs platinum and uses fossil fuels to produce it.
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What are the advantages of hydrogen economy?
Its cheap to produce, Safe, Only bi-product is water, Has many uses and Greener.
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How can we reduce the carbon footprint?
Recycle, Puplic transport, Reduce food miles-local food, Vegetarian, Lower co2 x co2 transport and Hybrid/electric cars.
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