Renewable energy

  • Wind
  • Solar
  • Hydroelectric
  • Tidal
  • Geothermal
  • Biomass

Non-Renewable energy

  • Oil
  • Coal
  • Gas
  • Peat

Natural resources are things in the world that are useful to people.

There are two types of natural resources

  • Renewable (infinite)
  • Non-renewable (finite)

Renewable resources 

  • Can be used over and over again.
  • Won't run out( if used in a sustainable way).
  • example: water, fish, wind, wood.

Non- renewable resources 

  • Can only be used once.
  • They will eventually run out.
  • examples: oil, coal, peat, gas.

3 positives

  • It combats climate change.
  • It can decrease pollution.
  • It is a reliable source of power.

3 negatives

  • It can disturb wildlife and migration patterns.
  • Power can be intermittent.
  • It generates power on smaller scales.