Impacts of different energy sources

Maria Philpott
Mind Map by Maria Philpott, updated more than 1 year ago
Maria Philpott
Created by Maria Philpott over 3 years ago
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Renewable, Non renewable and recyclable resources have different impacts on the environment and any project planning need to have an environmental impact assessment.

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Impacts of different energy sources
1 Coal
1.1 Open caste mining scars the landscape
2 Natural Gas
2.1 Methane
3 Oil
3.1 Spills
3.2 Greenhouse gases
4 HEP
4.1 Reduce water quality
4.2 Obstructs aquatic life
4.3 Large projects Eg. dams can damage the environment
5 Solar
5.1 unappealing apperance
6 Wind
6.1 NIMBY
6.2 Noisy
6.3 Turbines kill migrating birds
7 Biomass
7.1 Clearing of vegetation
8 Nuclear
8.1 Radiation
8.2 Radioactive waste dispsoal
8.3 Terrorists
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