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following statements about biofuels is true?C Energy processing from corn biofuels is not energy efficient.Explain how using renewable and recyclable materials can benefit the environment.Using renewable and recyclable materials can benefit the environment in several ways. Usingrecyclable materials reduces the impact of resource removal on natural habitats, as well asreducing the amount of waste generated that is introduced into the environment. Usingrenewable and recyclable materials can also reduce energy costs, which leads to lower levels ofpollution. These practices also conserve natural resources, which are limited.Which of the following is an environmental consequence of importing resources into the UnitedStates?all of the aboveHow are resources allocated?Resources are allocated according to demand and monetary resources. Countries with highdemand of resources and the ability to pay for them are more likely to end up with neededresources.Which of the following imports has increased over the past 6 years?coalWhat is the most abundant global nonrenewable resource?coalExplain how using non-local resources has affected the United States both environmentally andeconomically.Possible environmental consequences of using non-local resources include the risk of oil spillsas oil is transported over waterways, increased air pollution from water and land transportationof resources, and habitat loss that comes from pipeline construction and other infrastructures.Possible economic consequences of using non-local resources include increased costs ofresources, loss of jobs, increased security risks, and a trade deficit.Explain why resource availability andallocation are an important concern for governments.Different regions have different available resources. The need for certain resources issometimes greater than resource availability in a given area. This leads the necessity to acquireneeded resources from another area. Countries can export or import resources based on need,but there is also the concern of finances as well.Recycling paper reduces water use.trueBoth renewable and nonrenewable resources are used within our society. How do the uses ofnonrenewable resources compare to the uses of renewable resources?Certain types of renewable energy can be used for as many applications as certain types ofnonrenewable resources.Which resource can be used for electricity, vehicle fuel, and heat?biomassImports of lumber into the United States were down 50% in 2008.trueWhat two countries have nearly 50% of global coal reserves?United States and RussiaHow does the recycling of paper differ from the recycling of other products?Recycling paper reduces both air and water pollution.Which of the following statements about using geothermal energy is not true?Geothermal energy can be used to fuel vehicles.Explain how a global dependence on fossil fuels can lead to international security risks.A global dependence on fossil fuels will cause an increase in
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