Perpetual Resources

Answer:

come from sources that are virtually inexhaustible and indestructible. These include solar power, wind, waves, tides, and geothermal energy.

Potentially Renewable Resources

Answer:

can be renewable if not used faster than they can be replenished in nature (ex:Soil, plants, animals, clean air, clean water).

Nonrenewable Resources

Answer:

A natural resource which cannot be produced, grown, generated, or used on a scale which can sustain its consumption rate.

Resources Reserves

Answer:

Resources
-the total amount of a valuable geologic material in ALL deposits, discovered and undiscovered

Reserves
-discovered deposits of geologic resources that can be extracted ECONOMICALLY and LEGALLY under present conditions
-the short term supply of a geologic material

Energy

Answer:

The ability to do work or cause a change

Crude Oil

Answer:

Petroleum as it comes out of the ground and before it has been refined or processed into useful products.

Coal

Answer:

The fuel basis of the Industrial Revolution.

Natural Gas

Answer:

A highly efficient, versatile fuel that requires little processing and is environmentally benign.

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Answer:

Methane gas that has been liquefied by refrigeration for storage or transportation. It is extremely hazardous.

Oil Shale

Answer:

It is a sedimentary rock that contains organic material called kerogen - it can produce hydrocarbon energy.