Major Sources of Energy 2-14-08

Major Sources of Energy 2-14-08 - st place consumption •...

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Major Sources of Energy Fossil fuels (oil, natural gas coal) Nuclear fuels Renewable sources ( hydropower and biomass) *wood charcoal The United States is highly dependent on fossil and nuclear fuels\ Sources of Energy the world relies on fossil fuels for the majority of its energy needs the production and consumption of energy resources varies by region (e.g. core countries: 1
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Unformatted text preview: st place- consumption) • Mid-20 th century: nuclear energy (clean and safe) core : reduce; periphery: increase) wood (peripheral countries) • hydroelectric power • Nuclear reactors for nuclear power production are mainly found in core regions • Woodfuel use is mainly a practice of the periphery (largely related to national wealth) Hydroelectric Power...
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