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Energy Conservation 1 Energy Conservation: Mitigation Strategies and Solutions Tracie Maxwell April 3, 2011
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Energy Conservation 2 Fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas are known for nonrenewable sources of energy. These fossil fuels, when burned, have high emissions, in which lead to pollution which is the main contributor to global warming. Americans consume a very large amount of the world's energy every single day. We can try to make a difference in the world by conserving energy in our daily lives (Renewable Energy, 2007) . Due to convenience and low prices of fossil fuels, we have taken nonrenewable resources very lightly, without thinking of the consequences. They will not last forever, as we are seeing now in the nightly news. By encouraging environmental changes, we can make a difference if we really want to make a difference. There are five renewable sources of energy that exist: hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass. These sources of energy are quite attainable and easy to renew, which makes them renewable energy for human consumption. They are furthered explained below: Replenishing nonrenewable resources can take up to centuries, maybe even longer, as they cannot be replaced as fast as they are consumed. Fossils are an example of these resources that cannot re-form within a substantial amount of time. However, metals and minerals are the nonrenewable resources as well. Eventually, they will cease to exist for a long time, as they will run out someday. The development of eco-efficiency—the recognition of environmental preservation—strives to change previous production methods by updating them in a way that considers and preserves the environment that we need to surive. Sustainability postpones when the trade-off between economic development and the preservation of the environment by innovation in economic development. My mitigation plan incorporates an idea that environmental preservation can be reached at the social, political, and economic levels as well as sustainability plan. Numerous programs, systems, and activities can be subsidized by governments: it must continue to progress in an
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Energy Conservation 3 expansive nature in order to play the main role in reducing the environmental footprint set by our humanity. A widespread study has revealed that dramatic extent from human impact gas disrupted animals and plants within the environment throughout the world. There are various sustainability plans and solutions available today; however, they all haven proven to be not as effective as we’d like them to be, considering the major problem that still exists. My plan for the complex and difficult nature of problems and issues requires a comprehensive plan of management of sources that contribute to the problem. I will be an introducing the innovative technology and a program system to manage these processes. Research should be conducted in identifying the positive and negative effects within world. Accessing environmental Web sites ,
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