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Pros and cons of various types of fuels

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Discuss the following topics:

1. The law of conservation of energy with an explanation of how this law applies to energy use and energy conversions.

2. The pros and cons of the following:

â?¢fossil fuel: oil, natural gas, and coal
â?¢nuclear energy
â?¢Solar energy
â?¢Wind power
â?¢Water (hydro) power
â?¢Bioconversion (biofuel)
3. Research and discuss two provisions of the Energy Policy Act, 2005, including the possibility of tax incentives.

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The solution discusses the various pros and cons of different sources of energy including renewable sources. It also discusses the provisions of Energy policy Act 2005

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Be sure to look up information on each fuel type.

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Also, think about what exactly is air pollution? How do humans affect the amount of air pollution we now have? Do all countries affect it equally, or is there unequal pollution deposits from different areas of the world?

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