Both resources and energy allow us to flourish on planet Earth. But, what exactly are resources, and why are they so important? Check out this video:
The simplest definition of energy is "the ability to do work". Energy is how things change and move. It's everywhere around us and takes all sorts of forms. It takes energy to cook food, to drive to school, and to jump in the air. Energy consumption just means how much energy we are using each year to power our houses, factories, businesses and vehicles.
Different forms of EnergyEnergy can take a number of different forms. Here are some examples:
Energy is taken from two types of energy source:
What are imports and exports?
World's biggest exporting countries:
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