Fossil Fuel Argument Essay

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Argument of Fact
Unsustainable fossil fuels have been in controversy in the more recent years. The world’s population is constantly growing and changing with that the need for more energy grows as well. Right now, the main way to fulfill the need of these growing populations come from the use of fossil fuel. One major problem. Fossil fuel is unsustainable, and the need is overcoming the what the earth can create and produce. It is a matter of time when there is going to be a scarcity of fossil fuel. This is also putting a dent in on our ecosystems and the environment. Many counties are in the process of finding ways to produce an ecofriendly and sustainable energy. It is essential for progression, to remove the usage of fossil fuel and have
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The obvious answer would be we would if we were able too. But that is not the case since fossil fuel is a natural made substance and process which we can’t recreate. To begin it takes hundred million and millions of years to make. It’s made from decaying plants and remains of living organisms that are buried under several layers of earth. Once under so many layers of immense amount of pressure and exposure to the earths heat the decomposed remains turns it to fossil fuel. Which forms combustible geologic deposits. Due to different amount of time and temperatures make up different kinds of fossil fuel. Professor Richard Alley mentions the differences that make fossil fuel, “woody plant make coal, slimy plants algae will give oil, and both give them rise to natural gas.” (Earth) Knowing what are fossil fuels and how nature created it brought out the idea of replacing it by finding other ways to produce …show more content…
According to Nature there has been an17 % increase from global investments in 2014 for renewable energy. It seems that Fort Irwin the U.S. military are trying to see if “they can operate with renewables and the use of less fossil fuel." (Earth) The military isn’t the only ones, the U.S Marines are also getting involve with finding way to reduce the usage of fossil fuel. Some example of this would be the U.S Marines, “are testing out portable solar power units and how to purify stagnant water and make it drinkable”. (Earth) This reduced the cost of shipping and delivering clean water and gas to its camp site. Finding ways to use renewable energy is great investment since there is a growing market for it. In the article Renewable Energy by Georgia Destouni and Harry Frank “Renewable energy sources can be expected to provide up to 35% of the global energy supply and nearly half of the electricity production by

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