Non-Renewable Resources

A non-renewable resource (also called a finite resource) is a natural resource that cannot be readily replaced by natural means at a quick enough pace to keep up with consumption. An example is carbon-based fossil fuel. The original organic matter, with the aid of heat and pressure, becomes a fuel such as oil or gas. Earth minerals and metal ores, fossil fuels (coal, petroleum, natural gas) and groundwater in certain aquifers are all considered non-renewable resources, though individual elements are always conserved (except in nuclear reactions). Conversely, resources such as timber (when harvested sustainably) and wind (used to power energy …

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IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 23 May 2024 English

Natural resources play fundamental roles in our well-being and lives. Oceans, forests, lakes, rivers, and grasslands—and the biodiversity they support—contribute to nourishing us, regulating air quality, cleansing water, and myriad …

Indonesia’s global importance as a producer of non-renewable resources. It ranks among the top producers of timber


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 17 May 2024 English

GDP growth suggests sound economic development in Trinidad and Tobago from 1995 to 2020. In contrast, a study of the nation's comprehensive wealth paints a picture of moderate progress at …

risks associated with overreliance on non-renewable resources like oil and gas for development. The growth


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 17 May 2024 English

For decades, national policy-making has focused on GDP, with growth celebrated as the main standard for deciding how well countries are doing. Yet GDP is a short-term indicator that captures …

2.2%. The composition of renewable and non-renewable resources in the MNCI shifted over time. Renewable following years, increased the share of non-renewable resources to 44% in 2020. 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015


CELA: Canadian Environmental Law Association · 26 April 2024 English

Submission by the Canadian Environmental Law Association to the Canadian Nuclear Safety 1500 Commission Regarding the Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Sara Libman October 12, …

Governance. Comments to R. Pichette, Manager, Non-Renewable Resources Section, Ministry of Natural 316 R. Lindgren


CPRC: University of Regina Press · 19 March 2024 English

An exposé of the reality of Saskatchewan’s potash industry management—prioritizing private profit over public interest A single province in Canada—Saskatchewan—is blessed with a remarkable birthright: 50% of the world’s potash …

economic sover- eignty, and return from non-renewable resources, there are implications for world food


Canadian Chamber of Commerce · 1 December 2023 English

In the mandate letter of the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food12, there was specific guidance to work in collaboration with the provinces and territories to undertake a review of …

and Nunavut, have turned to the use of non-renewable resources to ensure a similar level of reliable, CSE/PATHWAYS/publ/NG_RE.pdf 114 While non-renewable resources offer these jurisdictions the most reliable


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 3 November 2023 English

Practical guidance to support developing countries in accurately pricing mineral sales for the purposes of revenue collection.In the mining sector, royalties and corporate income taxes are generally based on the …

extraction and sale of naturally occurring and non-renewable resources found in the Earth’s crust. In addition


Canadian Chamber of Commerce · 10 October 2023 English

Canadian Chamber staff have the authority and the responsibility to modify these sections based on the input received and to ensure it is accurate and aligned with the recommendations. [...] …

and Nunavut, have turned to the use of non-renewable resources to ensure a similar level of reliable, accessible and affordable power. While non-renewable resources offer these jurisdictions the most reliable


Canadian Chamber of Commerce · 6 October 2023 English

Canadian Chamber staff have the authority and the responsibility to modify these sections based on the input received and to ensure it is accurate and aligned with the recommendations. [...] …

and Nunavut, have turned to the use of non-renewable resources to ensure a similar level of reliable, accessible and affordable power. While non-renewable resources offer these jurisdictions the most reliable


ECELAW: East Coast Environmental Law · 6 October 2023 English

In Canada’s Impact Assessment Act, the word is defined as meaning “the ability to protect the environment, contribute to the social and economic well-being of the people of Canada and …

fundamental level. We know that depleting non- renewable resources or exploiting renewable resources faster


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