GCSE issues with exploitation of energy sources
Terms in this set (15)
These provide us with the energy we need, including fossil fuels, renewables and nuclear
Issues related to money, taxes, and production of goods and services, in this case for energy sources
Issues concerned with whether energy sources are good or bad for the environment.
Use or utilization of eneregy sources, especially for profit
A gas released during combustion of fossil fuels that contributes to global warming
(SO2) Component of acid rain. Formed when fossil fuels are burned.
Hinkley Point C
Site of new Uk Nuclear Power Station, will cost an enormous £20billion+
radioactive waste material produced by nuclear power plants, a negative environmental impact
Particulate matter that is a product of burning fossil fuels, poses health and disposal issues
Offshore wind farms
Can damage the sea bed and are hazardous for birds
The pumping of water at high pressure to break apart rocks in order to release natural gas
Location of one of the UK's test fracking sites
One of the worries about fracking
a country's ability to secure all its energy needs
Type of rock that is fractured to release trapped gas during fracking process
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