To Grid or Not to Grid: Developing an understanding of sustainable living in the 21st century

NaToya Dingle, Science, Coulwood Middle School

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With the population of the world steadily increasing, energy consumption levels are also increasing across the globe. Human beings have the ability to help conserve the nonrenewable resources that naturally exist in this world by relying more on renewable energy sources such as sunlight and hydropower. In order for people to have a direct impact on the environment, they must make thoughtful efforts based on a developed knowledge and understanding of the implications of both depleting non-renewable resources and harnessing energy from renewable resources.