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  • one year ago

Which of the following best describes the long-term impact of using a nonrenewable energy source? Burning biomass to produce energy releases greenhouse gases. Petroleum absorbs carbon dioxide and pollutes water supplies. Nuclear power produces radiation that would be harmful if leaked. Geothermal energy can disrupt the water table and harm water supplies.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What do you believe that answer is?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Either C or D

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Why do you say that?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Lets start here.

  5. anonymous
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    So using a nonrenewable resource has bad effects so look for the choices that are bad.

  6. anonymous
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    Then tell me what you see

  7. anonymous
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    Well using nuclear power to generate energy can be harmful if the radiation were to leak, causing long term effects to the environment and the living creatures inhabiting it. Geothermal energy can disrupt the surrounding water supply and if it were say a small lake or river then the ecosystem would be effected as well.

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok now think which one of these horrible outcomes would last the longest

  9. anonymous
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    Choose the best 2 that fit the description

  10. anonymous
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    i gotta go with c because Nuclear radiation does take time to repair the damage.

  11. anonymous
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    Nice I believe you are correct but I will still do further research just to make sure

  12. anonymous
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    Also a medal and fan and a close of this question will be greatly appreciated :)

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I will contact you personally if I decide against your answer :)

  14. anonymous
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    Well if i were to look at this question based on the effect radius then then the wider the effect the better the answer weather it spreads of consumes there area.

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The question is not based on the radius of the problem which is the cause of using nonrenewable resources and harmful effect but it is based on the long-lasting term of the situation.

  16. anonymous
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    So you would have to go with the one that last the longest not the one with the biggest and most harmful effect.

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    the way i see it the wider the effect radius the long it would take for the situation to resolve but a nuclear leak or melt down would be devastating...to just that area. if it were a case of water pollution and it wasn't a contained body of water then it would leak out into the ocean cause a long term effect and create a wide spread clean up.

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Usually when there are questions like these the question is really asking what would take the longest to clean up but is asking on how long the actual harm would go on for

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