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GCSE: Human Geography
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Energy Resources Project. There are many power stations of all types in UK. About three-quarters of the electricity generated in the UK come from burning of fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas
A very small proportion is produced from oil 1% and 18% of the electricity comes from nuclear power. The diagram below shows you how coal is burned to generate electricity. 5 4 3 2 1 Big stone of Coal 6 1. Big pieces of coal passes through mill and get smashed into smaller pieces which allow the coal to burn more quickly. 2. Coal gets burned and releases its chemical energy. We burn fuels to make water turn to steam.
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How much resources are left? The oil reserves are diminishing at an alarming rate and scientists predict we might be out of oil by 2050. This will cause a huge disturbance in the energy industry as majority of the energy industry depends on theses oil reserve. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), there are roughly 1,300 billion barrels of proven reserves in the ground, worldwide. Half of the oil ever consumed was consumed in the past 20 years! At the current rate of 87 million barrels of oil every day, we might roughly have 41 years left.
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Journey of an illegal immigrant. This is the route I will be taking to get to San Diego. Many perish in these waters. Whilst trying to cross the border.
America seems like a place where I can forget about my worries and focus on what I want. This is the route I will be taking to get to San Diego. Many perish in these waters. Whilst trying to cross the border. Tuesday Today is the day. Soon I will be an American citizen. As I pack my Rucksack with my essentials I think about what would it be like if my Papa was here. I knew he would be proud.
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