Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 9th
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Differentiate between renewable and nonrenewable resources. - Social Science

Distinguish Between

Differentiate between renewable and nonrenewable resources.

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  • Renewable Resource:
  1. These resources cannot be exhausted.
  2. It can be used again and again.
  3. Eg: Solar Energy, wind energy, tidal energy and hydroelectric, etc.,
  4. It has low carbon emission and hence environment friendly.
  5. The cost is low.
  6. These resources are pollution-free.
  7. The life of resources is infinite.
  • Non-Renewable Resource:
  1. These resources can be exhausted one day.
  2. Cannot be used repeatedly.
  3. Eg: Coal, Petroleum, Natural gas, etc.,
  4. It has a high carbon emission and damages the environment.
  5. The cost is high.
  6. Non-renewable resources pollute the environment.
  7. The life of resources is finite and vanishes one day.
Concept: Sustainability of Development
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Samacheer Kalvi Social Science Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 4.01 Understanding Development: Perspectives, Measurement and Sustainability
Exercise | Q V. 3 | Page 292
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