Essays Tagged: "Energy consumption"

Overpopulation

eenth century. In the nineteenth century, William Stanley Jevrons showed that the rate of increased energy consumption was exponential to population growth. In effect, energy consumption is an exponen ... h. In effect, energy consumption is an exponential rate of an exponential rate. Currently our major energy source is oil, which is a finite source. How much do we have left? No one knows. The current ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Transportation in the european union.

or 7 % of its GNP, 7 % of total employment, 40 % of Member States' investment and 30 % of Community energy consumption. Demand, particularly in intra-Community traffic, has grown more or less constant ...

(7 pages) 139 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Technology devlopments over time.

n which gains are accompanied by losses.Example:As our society continues to increase its demands on energy consumption andconsumer goods, we are likely to attain a higher standard of living whileallow ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Energy conservation in the home. A study on a typical suburban home electricity use. Lighting.

Energy conservation is something we all hear about on a regular basis. Why should we as consumers bo ... is something we all hear about on a regular basis. Why should we as consumers bother to worry about energy conservation? The answer is quite simple. We are using fossil fuels to provide our energy tha ... hat will eventually run out. The human race is growing at a rapid rate and the impact on the global energy requirements is massive. For every Kilowatt-hour saved, 1.2kg less greenhouse gasses are prod ...

(8 pages) 146 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Scientific and technological developments have real and direct effects on every person's life.

As our society continues to increase its demands on energy consumption andconsumer goods, we are likely to attain a higher standard of living whileallow ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Natural Gas Article Review ECO/360

of 2004.        Natural gas has thousands of uses approximately 23 percent of the energy consumption of the United States is from natural gas. More than one-half of the homes in the ... gas to fuel stoves, furnaces, water heaters, clothes dryers, as well as other household appliances (Energy Information Agency www.eia.doe.gov). The essential raw material for many common products is n ...

(2 pages) 335 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Social Responsibility Report

eriously their environmental responsibilities in raw material usage, packaging, waste treatment and energy consumption. These businesses will honour commitments, not engage in misleading or deceptive ...

(4 pages) 285 1 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Acid Rain

ACID RAINAcid rain is a very serious environmental problem that exists today because of high-energy consumption in the industrial world. Acid rain is snow, fog or rain that has been polluted by ... and make the public aware of the issues that comes with acid rain. We also have to use alternative energy sources, such as renewable sources, and cut down on the energy we use. Then we can start to r ...

(3 pages) 95 2 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

High Natural Gas Prices

oughout the summer months of 2004.Natural gas has thousands of uses approximately 23 percent of the energy consumption of the United States is from natural gas. More than one-half of the homes in the ... gas to fuel stoves, furnaces, water heaters, clothes dryers, as well as other household appliances (Energy Information Agency www.eia.doe.gov). The essential raw material for many common products is n ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Enviroment

e for the next several decades, our planet will become uninhabitable. Overpopulation, pollution and energy consumption have created such planet-wide problems as massive deforestation, ozone depletion, ...

(1 pages) 648 3 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Energy issues in a growing china - a bottleneck for further economic growth ?

agnate the economic development. In this report, the student will look at what issues the impending energy shortage china faces might mean to further development. How is the situation, what challenges ... a faces might mean to further development. How is the situation, what challenges does china face in energy production and consumption, and what might happen if these demands are not met?This student w ...

(7 pages) 87 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Marketing Positioning Paper on Frigidaire Company: Launching the Front-Loading Washing Machine

(vertical axis) washing machine, Frigidaire is intent to establish itself as the industry leader in energy-saving, environmentally friendly laundry products while expand its position in the marketplac ... s while expand its position in the marketplace. This new front-loading washing machine offers lower energy consumption, better water conservation, and better washing performance than the conventional ...

(1 pages) 102 0 2.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Energy future

OUTLINEGeneral considerations 2U.S. energy consumption by sectors.& 2Fossil fuels 4Oil 4Non-conventional oil 5Non-conventional natur ... ssil fuels 4Oil 4Non-conventional oil 5Non-conventional natural gas 5Coal 5Nuclear power 5Renewable energy 7Energy storage and transportation fuel 9Speculative 10General considerationsAll the energy w ... vity, electromagnetism, the weak nuclear force and the strong nuclear force to create work. Fission energy and fusion energy are generated by electromagnetism and the strong nuclear force. Most forms ...

(18 pages) 248 0 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Has Lomborg taken a reasonable stand on the issue of a global environmental crisis?

global warming does not implicate a catastrophe - rather, there is good reason to believe that our energy consumption will change towards renewable energy sources way before the end of the century. I ... ces, overpopulation, extinction of species and worsening pollution.The issues of climate change and energy are set to dominate global politics in the twenty first century. Already we have seen unprece ...

(8 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Sustainable City

Energy use is one of the most important issues in the world today. People are starting to run out of ... world today. People are starting to run out of energy already now, and in the future more and more energy is likely to be increasingly needed since the world population is growing. Fossil fuels are t ... increasingly needed since the world population is growing. Fossil fuels are the main resources for energy at present. According to many predictions, we are going to run out of oil in 40 years and coa ...

(6 pages) 88 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The Energy Crisis

The world's population relies today on many different forms of energy, but particularly on the energy produced from burning fossil fuels (mainly coal, oil, and nat ... fuels (mainly coal, oil, and natural gas), which currently provide about 80 percent of the world's energy. Reserves of fossil fuels are currently sufficient for our needs, but they are being used up ... ficient for our needs, but they are being used up rapidly and cannot be replaced. Future demand for energy is expected to become much greater, as developing countries increase their energy consumption ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Energy

Energy is the ability to do work. When we move something by pushing or pulling, we are doing work. E ... thing by pushing or pulling, we are doing work. Energy is necessary for anything to move or change. Energy is measured in Joules (J). Energy is always subject to conservation. Thus, Energy cannot be m ... to conservation. Thus, Energy cannot be made or destroyed, it can only be transformed. In practice, energy is lost to the user during transfer, an effect known as entropy. This rise of modern civiliza ...

(14 pages) 96 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Commerce Assignment - Global Businesses

wealth. The process of transportation between these countries further creates excessive pollution, energy consumption and the destruction of natural habitats.Packaging is one of the major tactics in ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

UOP SCI275 Final Project

33; Mitigation Strategies and SolutionsJeff WeigelAxia College of University of PhoenixMarch 3, 2008Energy conservation is the only way to reduce the risk of running out of energy in the future. Conti ... energy in the future. Continuing to use energy at the rate we are now, will definitely deplete the energy supply. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicates that U.S. energy consumpti ...

(7 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mitigation strategies and solutions

Energy conservation is the practice of decreasing the quantity of energy used while achieving a simi ... se human comfort, personal security, national security, environmental value, and financial capital. Energy conservation is a reduction or elimination of unnecessary energy use. There are many activiti ... or elimination of unnecessary energy use. There are many activities that people can do to conserve energy and help not only themselves, but also the environment and everyone around them. Conserving e ...

(6 pages) 84 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays