Indirect Impacts - 2 Energy Use
more developed a country gets, the more energy it requires.
The majority of households in developed countries have 1 car,
many have 2, and most have many energy-using domestic appliances.
To produce these cars and goods also requires energy; the
USA alone consumes about a quarter of the world's commercial
Check out the News Releases at the Royal Commission
on Environmental Pollution
use more local energy sources. 50% of the world's population
use very little oil, gas or electricity.
How much more does our "developed" energy, often transported
half way across the world, cost the environment compared to
locally derived energy?
Energy use impacts on the land for reserves and on the air
in terms of greenhouse gases, and is responsible for a lot
of the pollution at sea.
information on impacts of energy.
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