Energy Resources:

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1) Describe the worlds energy production using the graph above. Include data in your answer.

2) What is the energy being produced used for?

3) Why do you think Oil makes up the largest sector of energy production?


4) Describe the worlds electricity production by source? Use data to illustrate your answer.

Why is demand for energy growing?

  • Do you remember the DTM? If you don't then go back and revise it. IT's at the heart of why energy consumption is growing.

  • How does a countries industry change as it develops? We discussed this in the last unit on industrial systems.


  • Look at the graph below, how can this graph and the DTM be used to explain the growing demand for energy?