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Ticking timebomb: When will the world's natural resources run out?

Lovemoney Logo By Charlotte Irwin of Lovemoney | Slide 3 of 13: Coal is burned so that its heat can convert water into steam, which then turns a turbine and leads to the production of electricity. There are several renewable options to coal, but the best is thought to be geothermal energy, which can create the same effect without depleting the earth's reserves. Geothermal energy involves extracting heat from the earth's core to turn the water into steam.

The alternative? Geothermal

Coal is burned so that its heat can convert water into steam, which then turns a turbine and leads to the production of electricity. There are several renewable options to coal, but the best is thought to be geothermal energy, which can create the same effect without depleting the Earth's reserves. Geothermal energy involves extracting heat from the Earth's core to turn the water into steam.
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