WHAT ARE THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES OF USING CONVENTIONAL SOURCES OF ENERGY?

Asked by ekta gupta | 27th Jul, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

There are several environmental consequences of using conventional energy sources:-

For ex:-

1.AIR POLLUTION:-T he thermal power station burn large amount fossil fuels which emits harmful gases which pollute the environment as well as increase global warming by increasing the amount of green house gases in the atmosphere

2.SOIL AND BIO DEGRADATION: -The energy production by nuclear stations results in the formation of non bio degradable radioactive waste product s which are a major threat to the surroundings.

3.ECOLOGICAL IMBALANCE :-It is likely that the ecological imbalance gets much intense if we continue conventional energy sources and one day we would run out of fuel.


Answered by  | 27th Jul, 2011, 10:13: PM

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