Natural Resources. Perpetual Renewable Non-renewable. Natural Resources. Perpetual : Available forever (in “human time” perspective ). Perpetual energy sources?. Solar Radiation. Wind. Tides. Rivers (hydro)? perhaps. Natural Resources.
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Perpetual: Available forever
(in “human time” perspective)
Perpetual energy sources?
Rivers (hydro)? perhaps...
Renewable: Rate of replenishment by natural processes ≥ Rate of consumption
Renewable energy sources?
*but there’s a catch...
Non-renewable: Rate of replenishment
by natural processes < Rate of consumption
Non-renewable energy sources?
Geothermal -- a “tweener”
Able to continue a certain behavior
The maximum rate at which humans can use a resource over a long time period (i.e., without reducing the possible level of yield).
Perpetual(but not in danger of
being used unsustainably)
What class(es) of natural resources could be used sustainably?