Global Questions

Global Questions

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Written in British English, Are We Running Out of Energy? looks at the worldwide drive to produce and consume increasing amounts of energy and at its potentially catastrophic effects on the environment.... wheat, or corn, and bio-diesel, made from vegetable oils such as rapeseed or palm oil or waste cooking oils. biomass ... Geothermal energy can be taken from hot springs, reservoirs of hot water deep below the ground, or by breaking open the rock ... into factories. insulation Materials used in buildings to conserve heat. kerosene A thick oil obtained from crude oil and ... Gasoline and most plastics are made from oil. photosynthesis The process by which plants convert sunlight, water, anbsp;...

Title:Global Questions
Author:Christiane Dorion
Publisher:Encyclopaedia Britannica - 2015-01-01


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