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    Looking for the dispositions scientists have on using non-renewable energy resources. Should we be using it and if so if what way? What would be some examples (present or past) to support an answer for or against such theory. How integral is science as being a stake-holder in these processes?

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    Renewable sources of energy are obtained from natural resources that are naturally replenished or renewed within a human lifespan. Simply put, it is a sustainable source of energy. Some natural resources, such as moving water, wind, and the sun, are not at risk of depletion if they are used for energy production. However, some renewable energy, such as biomass, is only sustainable based on how heavily it is used. Biomass, for instance, is a renewable resource only if its rate of consumption does not exceed regeneration. Thus, switching to a renewable energy based economy is important for the long term sustainability of both the environment and economy. The world should be moving away from non-renewable energy before it is completely depleted. The Unites States relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas. These fossil fuels are non-renewable. The come from a finite amount of resource that will eventually dwindle down to nothing. The less of the resource that is less, the more expensive and environmentally damaging it becomes to retrieve it. Conversely, many ...

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