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After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand the difference between energy and power, and their units and prefixes
state the relative contributions of different natural energy sources to the global energy budget
describe the contribution of photosynthesis to the carbon cycle, and distinguish the terrestrial and marine parts of the cycle
discuss the issues involved in concentrating, storing and transporting energy
recognise which energy resources have a low energy density, and which have a high energy density.