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Unit 3 - Energy of the future
Terms in this set (11)
having limits; lasting for a limited time
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient remains of plants and animals.
a material that releases energy when it burns
of, relating to, or using the natural heat produced inside the Earth
able to meet the current demand for a resource without depleting the future supply
living factors in the environment.
physical rather than biological; not derived from living organisms.
An energy source with a finite supply, primarily the fossil fuels and nuclear fuels
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at which the resource is consumed
A substance in the environment that is useful to people, is economically and technologically feasible to access, and is socially acceptable to use.
supplies a device with mechanical or electrical energy
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