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Introduction
During the Indistrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the environment in a variety of ways. In this unit it will become apparent that the most appealing quality of coal is that there is plenty of it.
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Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there are areas where water supplies are limited, showin by recent droughts. Globally, there are many reas that do ot have enough water to support the current population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a world
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3.1 Introduction
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
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Introduction
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
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6.1 Introduction to the home monitor
Visitors may gain an insight into the workings and material of the course. Visitors may experience for themselves how a few simple measurements can identify energy savings in their homes. Registered students can prepare on OpenLearn before the course website opens, in particular by starting their systematic monitoring of home energy usage.
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5.1 Introduction to the plug monitor
Visitors may gain an insight into the workings and material of the course. Visitors may experience for themselves how a few simple measurements can identify energy savings in their homes. Registered students can prepare on OpenLearn before the course website opens, in particular by starting their systematic monitoring of home energy usage.
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4.1 Introduction to energy monitors
Visitors may gain an insight into the workings and material of the course. Visitors may experience for themselves how a few simple measurements can identify energy savings in their homes. Registered students can prepare on OpenLearn before the course website opens, in particular by starting their systematic monitoring of home energy usage.
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2.1 Introduction to measuring energy usage
Visitors may gain an insight into the workings and material of the course. Visitors may experience for themselves how a few simple measurements can identify energy savings in their homes. Registered students can prepare on OpenLearn before the course website opens, in particular by starting their systematic monitoring of home energy usage.
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Introduction
Visitors may gain an insight into the workings and material of the course. Visitors may experience for themselves how a few simple measurements can identify energy savings in their homes. Registered students can prepare on OpenLearn before the course website opens, in particular by starting their systematic monitoring of home energy usage.
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Introduction

Introduction

Having observed the rapid growth and popular uptake of Wikipedia, this study unit has been promoting an initiative called the "Earth Wiki" to combine the collective intelligence and experiences of everybody that has participated in the study of this course. You will be asked to bring your unique cognitive style and the wealth of experience you have gained into a concerted effort to systemically address issues of ecological su
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Introduction

This unit takes you on a wide-ranging journey through the many aspects of sustainability and explores ways to tackle a sustainable future positively. We will look briefly at issues such as ecological footprinting, globalisation, recycling, food production, fishing, waste heat, nature and culture.

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An introduction to energy resources
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less so, such as tides or the heat inside the Earth. Is nuclear power a salvation or a nightmare? This unit provides background information to each resource, so that you can assess them for yourself.
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Introduction
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future.
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Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon 2007 - Introduction
Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon: An introduction to conference structure and aims.
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Climate in the Amazon Basin: from interannual variability to climate change
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Audio recording of the `Unravelling Hominin relations with the environment in central Europe During Oxygen Isotope Stage 3' seminar at
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Indigenous Peoples' Legal Water Forum 2009 Introduction
A forum to explore the rights of Indigenous peoples to be involved in the governance of freshwater. Justice Joe Williams of the High Court and past Chief Judge of the Maori Land Court and Chairperson of the Waitangi Tribunal and the Hon. Pita Sharples, Minister of Maori Affairs.
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A forum to explore the rights of Indigenous peoples to be involved in the governance of freshwater. Justice Joe Williams of the High Court and past Chief Judge of the Maori Land Court and Chairperson of the Waitangi Tribunal and the Hon. Pita Sharples, Minister of Maori Affairs.
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FPCLW: Introduction
With one-third of Aotearoa New Zealand in public conservation, what visions and challenges exist for its future development and management? On Friday 10th July, the University of Otago Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law tackled these issues head-on at a significant symposium entitled The Future of Public Conservation Lands and Waters.
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With one-third of Aotearoa New Zealand in public conservation, what visions and challenges exist for its future development and management? On Friday 10th July, the University of Otago Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law tackled these issues head-on at a significant symposium entitled The Future of Public Conservation Lands and Waters.
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