P3.3 Which energy sources should we choose?

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When evaluating the effectiveness of different choices in reducing energy which 3 locations need to be considered?
At home, in the workplace and national
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Which factors does the choice of energy source depend on?
1. Environmental impact, 2. Economics, 3. Waste products, 4. Carbon dioxide emissions
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What needs to be considered when evaluating different energy sources for generating electricity?
1. Efficiency 2. Economic costs 3. Environmental impact 4. Power output and lifetime
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Why do we need a mix of energy sources?
To ensure the security of electricity supply nationally
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of fossil fuels?
+: Produce lots pf energy, cheap, not rely on weather -: Produce CO2 which contributes to global warming and climate change, releases sulphur dioxide which causes acid rain causing harm to trees and soils , mining damages landscape, oil spills,
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear?
Complete the advantages and disadvantages
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of biofuels?
Complete the advantages and disadvantages
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of solar?
Complete the advantages and disadvantages
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of wind?
Complete the advantages and disadvantages
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of water (waves, tides, hydroelectricity)?
Complete the advantages and disadvantages
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of geothermal?
Complete the advantages and disadvantages
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Which factors does the choice of energy source depend on?

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