Renewable Energy Essay

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Renewable Energy Is Only Part of the Best Way to Prevent
Climate Change

In our present life we are going through two of the main hazardous changes on the Earth, global warming and greenhouse affects. We want mankind to survive for a very long time, but if we keep using non-renewable energies the way we do, do you think we will be able to survive for a long time? I strongly believe that renewable energy is only part of the best way to prevent climate change. In this essay I intend to present a sound argument with a clear line of thought and relevant evidence. Of course there are times when renewable energy is not the best concept to prevent climate change. It has its own flaws. One of the few disadvantages it has is that it is difficult to generate the quantities of electricity that are as those produced by traditional fuel generators. This would mean that we would have to reduce the amount of energy we use or built more energy which can be very expensive. Another drawback of renewable energy sources is the reliability of supply. Renewable energy often relies on the weather of its source of power. Hydro generators need rain to fill dams to supply flowing water. Wind turbines need wind to turn the blades, solar collectors need clear skies and sunshine to collect heat and make electricity. When these sources are unavailable so is the capacity to make energy from them. This can be unpredictable and inconsistent. Furthermore, the wildlife habitats are destroyed because of the wind farms. Many people think that it is a very cruel behaviour to the wildlife. They have lives like us, so how would we feel if some kind of new powerful creatures came and killed thousands of us, in a flash of a second? Even though there are negative points to renewable energy, there are lots more positive points that suggest renewable energy is only part of the best way to prevent global warming....
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