How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

7 terms

Non-renewable energy resources

STUDY
PLAY
fossil fuels
non-renewable energy resource that forms from remains of organisms that lived long ago
nuclear energy
energy released when the nuclei of atoms are split or combined
petroleum
oil used for transportation, a liquid mixture of complex hydrocarbon compounds
natural gas
neutrons used for cooking
coal
used for electricity, the most abundant energy source
cons of coal
release sulfur dioxide which makes acid rain; mining disturbs habitats, water table and pollutes water
cons of oil
spills when drilling, burning causes smog, acid rain and global warming