Earths Natural Resources: TTK
What percentage of energy consumption does oil and petroleum make up?
40%
At the current rate, how many years will it take for us to run out of oil and petroleum?
40 years
What will help us when oil runs out?
Ethanol, corn-based gasoline
At the current rate, how many years remaining does coal have?
240 years remaining
Where is coal mostly produced?
USA and China
What percentage of energy consumption is natural gas?
25%
How does natural gas burn?
Cleanly
How many more years does natural gas have remaining?
65 years
1 pound of urnanium =
5500 barrels of oil
What is nuclear fusion?
The combining of atoms
What does O.P.E.C stand for?
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
What does the OPEC do?
controls oil production and price
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