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Introduction to Geography GEOG 103 Chapter 5 Resource Terminology ± Renewable Resources ± Nonrenewable Resources Resource Terminology ± Resource Reserves
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Industrial Revolution ± Shift from renewable to nonrenewable resources made it possible ± Energy consumption increases with industrial production and increases in wealth Cartoon published in Britain, 1850 Relationship Between Energy Consumption and GNP
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Nonrenewable Energy Resources ± Coal ± Crude Oil ± Natural Gas ± Nuclear Energy Coal ± Major domestic energy source until 1950 ± US coal reserves should last about 250 years Coal ± Advantages Early pro-coal pamphlet http://www.coalwoodwestvirginia.com/coal_mining.htm
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Coal ± Disadvantages http://www.loveunix.cn/attachments/2006/10/10/20061010_6e70ac56d33aa03eb661102633042c0b.gif Debate http://www.treehugger.com/clean-coal-wars.jpg http://midtownbrews.net/files/clean- coal.jpg Mountaintop Removal http://media3.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/graphic/2008/04/19/GR2008041900169.gif
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Mountaintop Removal Mountaintop Removal
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Regional Shares of Proved Coal Reserves, January 1, 2007 Centralia, PA – modern ghost town
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Centralia, PA Highway 61 in Centralia Oil ± 40% of the commercial energy consumed in the world
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Oil ± Advantages ± Disadvantages Gulf Spill ± April 20, 2010 Gulf Spill
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Gulf Spill ± Clean up efforts Gulf Spill Gulf Spill
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course GEOG 103 taught by Professor Cook during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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