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Vocabulary L 2.2

Depletion of Energy Resources - Renewable & Nonrenewable

Renewable Resources which are naturally replenished
Nonrenewable Sources that will run out or will not be replenished in our lifetime.
Conservation To preserve, respect, and restore our environment, ecosystems, vegetation and wildlife.
Fossil Fuels Formed from decayed plants and animals that have been converted to cruel oil, coal and natural gas.
Greenhouse Gases Gases that are absorbed or trapped in our atmosphere.
Emissions The production and discharge of harmful gases or radiation.
Ozone Layer A shield of gases in Earth's atmosphere that absorbs most of the sun's UV rays of radiation.
Renewable Resources Hydroelectricity, Tidal, Biomass and Geothermal
Nonrenewable Resources Oil, Coal, Natural Gas and Nuclear
Greenhouse Gas Examples Water vapor, carbon-dioxide, methane gas, nitrous-oxide, ozone gas.
Created by: rhodesd