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Use less energy in your home to help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Some of the ways we use energy are harmful to the environment.
Solar energy is the most important source of energy on Earth.
There are many different sources of energy that we can use to power our lives.
Energy is pretty amazing. It’s all around us and is essential to life.
It’s powerful, naturally available and will never run out!
It can also be called bioenergy; and is energy from all living and recently living things.
Hydropower uses a turbine to help generate electricity; using the energy of falling or flowing water to turn the blades.
Solar power is the conversion of the Sun's light into electricity; either directly or indirectly.
One small wind turbine can generate electricity for a house, while wind farms can help power a city.
There are Primary sources of energy and Secondary sources.
Reducing energy use reduces our own energy bills and can also help with the levels of carbon dioxide in our environment.
All energy sources have some impact on the environment but some impacts are bigger and longer-term.
We've been using biomass for centuries; since the first wood fire.
Hydro power generation depends on rainfall which can change every year. The wetter it is, the more hydro energy.
Depending on where you are on Earth, solar energy can be harnessed at different levels.
Wind energy or wind power is a form of renewable energy that uses airflow to generate electricity.
Renewable and non-renewable energy sources have different impacts on the environment.
Energy is essential to life. It can take many different forms.
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