Assignment 1: Discussion—Nonrenewable Resources
Today, more than any other time in history, there is growing support to move away from nonrenewable resources towards developing renewable resources to meet current and future energy needs. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable resources that continue to negatively impact the environment. It is important to learn how these resources are formed since this process of formation is at the very heart of why fossil fuels are considered to be nonrenewable.
Using the readings for this module, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, research the nonrenewable resource assigned to you:
Note: You are assigned a resource based on the first initial of your last name. Last names beginning with A–J research coal, names beginning with K–R research natural gas, and names beginning S–Z research oil.
Respond to the following:
Support your statements with appropriate examples and scholarly references.
Write your initial response in approximately 350–400 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
By Saturday, January 23, 2016, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Wednesday, January 27, 2016, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses. Address the following:
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