You passed this Milestone1Although nuclear energy is not based on fossil fuels, why is it considered a non-renewable energy source?It is dependent on a limited, mined mineral.It can only be used for brief periods of time without causing environmental damage.It takes hundreds to thousands of years to break down its byproducts.It is not a process that occurs naturally on the planet.
2Choose the statement about the carbon footprint that is FALSE.
3Which of the following is an effect of ozone layer depletion?
4Stanley hires a company to trim the trees in his yard. Afterward, he burns the branches, twigs, and scraps in his fireplace.Which of the following kinds of energy is Stanley using to heat his home?
5Which effect of climate change will prompt changes in agricultural practices?Decreased rainfall affects hydroelectric energy produced by a dam.Warming temperatures bring new pests into an area.Part of a beach erodes due to rising sea levels.Heat-related deaths rise for a population as temperatures increase.
6To use biomass as an energy source to heat a home, one would need a __________.