Discussion

Instructions:

Discuss a scenario of a future where fossil fuels are used sustainably. You make the decisions – it’s your future. Choose one method of nonrenewable energy production.

  • Recap the main ideas involved, including – where it is found, how it is obtained, problems associated with obtaining it, problems associated with its everyday use, and your opinion on how society in general views this fossil fuel and its use.
  • Then, tell a story of how society will operate, given that this fossil fuel is now used in a sustainable manner. Describe what life would both be like, in your new future, in: developed and non-developed nations.
  • Include: price of the fuel, change in personal use, change in overall household use, change in public perception, change in industrial processes (or products) affected, change in the amount of environmental pollution created from its use or obtaining it.