Further Reading

Borja A, Galparsoro I, Solaun O, et al. (2006) The European water framework directive and the DPSIR: A methodological approach to assess the risk of failing to achieve good ecological status. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 66: 84-96.

EEA (2006) How we reason. http://org.eea.eu.int/documents/brochure/ brochure_reason.html.

Elliot M (2002) The role of the DPSIR approach and conceptual models in marine environmental management: An example for offshore wind power. Marine Pollution Bulletin 44: 3-4.

Environmental Professionalization Group ETH Zurich (2005) DAS DPSIR -Modell professioneller umwelttatigkeiten. http://www.mieg.ethz.ch/ about/DPSIR.

Renewable Energy 101

Renewable Energy 101

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable. The usage of renewable energy sources is very important when considering the sustainability of the existing energy usage of the world. While there is currently an abundance of non-renewable energy sources, such as nuclear fuels, these energy sources are depleting. In addition to being a non-renewable supply, the non-renewable energy sources release emissions into the air, which has an adverse effect on the environment.

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