1. What are the implications of finite mineral supplies? How should we address impending shortages?
2. What is your opinion regarding the use of nuclear power as a source of energy? Describe the process involved in the nuclear reaction and justify your position, citing advantages of and disadvantages of the use of nuclear power.
3. If we continue to use fossil fuels at the rate we are currently using them we will need to open areas like ANWR (Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) and additional sites in the Gulf of Mexico. Do you think this is desirable? If not, what effects might the failure to find such supplies have on our life and on the lives of our children or grandchildren?
4. Which of the alternate/renewable energy sources do you think is the most viable for a country like the United States? How about a country like India? Identify the type of resource and provide a detailed explanation to support your position.
5. Using the four scientific principles of sustainability, describe how Iceland’s pursuit of a renewable energy economy applies.

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1. What are the implications of finite mineral supplies? How should we address impending shortages?
2. What is your opinion regarding the use of nuclear power as a source of energy? Describe the process involved in the nuclear reaction and justify your position, citing advantages of and disadvantages of the use of nuclear power.
3. If we continue to use fossil fuels at the rate we are currently using them we will need to open areas like ANWR (Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) and additional sites in the Gulf of Mexico. Do you think this is desirable? If not, what effects might the failure to find such supplies have on our life and on the lives of our children or grandchildren?
4. Which of the alternate/renewable energy sources do you think is the most viable for a country like the United States? How about a country like India? Identify the type of resource and provide a detailed explanation to support your position.
5. Using the four scientific principles of sustainability, describe how Iceland’s pursuit of a renewable energy economy applies.

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *