An increased demand for resources such as energy, food and fuel means that developing sustainable resources is critical to protect the environment for future generations.
In order to achieve sustainability, what two things need protecting for the future?
Environment and resources
People and resource
Environment and people
What is the official definition for sustainability?
Understanding how to meet the needs of the present generation
Understanding how to meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations to meet their own needs
Understanding how to meet the needs of the future generations
What is Agenda 21?
A set of rules for less developed countries to abide by
Agreed strategies that aim to make resource use more sustainable
Laws put in place to restrict fuel emissions in cars
Which of the following is a strategy for building a sustainable future?
Importing more resources
Using local materials
Developing more nuclear power stations
What is a renewable resource?
Something that will run out
Something that is finite
Something that will not run out
Which of the following is a sustainable resource?
Which of these is an example of sustainability?
A power station burning fossil fuel
A wind farm out at sea
Private car use
What does a 'finite resource' mean?
The supply is renewable
The resource will continue forever
There is a limited supply
Where does most of the Earth's energy come from?
What are coal and oil made from?
Dead plants and animals