In-class on Wednesday, you will answer two questions. You will be able to use the handouts from the presentations to help you. Be thinking about these prompts:
- Over 70% of the energy in the United States comes from the burning of fossil fuels – a nonrenewable resource that also contributes significantly to the amount of water, land, and air pollution on Earth. Why is it important to find clean and renewable energy? What would happen if we continued using fossil fuels without finding other energy solutions?
- If so many forms of renewable energy resources already exist – solar, wind, water, nuclear, biomass, and geothermal – why do you think we still rely so much on fossil fuels? Why is it difficult to find a one-size-fits-all solution? What do you think the future of energy looks like?