Energy and Resources

  title={Energy and Resources},
  author={Bent S�rensen},
  pages={255 - 260}
  • Bent S�rensen
  • Published 1975
  • Science
  • Two possible futures for the industrial world may be distinguished: (i) Large amounts of low-cost energy become available and the more energy-intensive methods for extracting resources from lowergrade deposits continue to sustain industrial expansion until either the environmental impact becomes unacceptable or ultimate limits, such as climate disruptions, put an end to such growth. (ii) The cost of nonrenewable energy resources continue to rise, but a fixed amount of energy from continuous… CONTINUE READING


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