Solar Energy, The Superior Alternative Energy Essay

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Solar Energy, the Superior Alternative Energy
Fossil fuels are bad for our environment, and in an economy that is struggling, there is no point in pouring billions of dollars a year into an energy source that is killing our other resources. This kind of spending and reckless destruction of our environment will eventually have to stop. The question is, when burning burning fossil fuels ultimately ceases, where will we turn? There are many forms of alternative energy that are accessible to us right now. These energy sources will eventually have to be used in the place of burning fossil fuels to provide power for our world. Today 's generation has become so accustomed to the idea that burning fossil fuels is okay because "that is how it has always been". Even as I am writing this, and researching why it must stop, I am not in a panic because these warnings about our planet 's future health have been preached to me for my whole life. Someday though, we won 't have the liberty of disregarding this issue any longer. "The limiting factor on humans ' fossil fuel use will not be the exhaustion of economically recoverable fossil fuels, but the exhaustion of the Earth 's capacity to withstand the harmful byproducts of fossil fuel combustion" (Rissman). Rissman believes, as I do, that there will come a time that burning fossil fuels will not be an option. When this time comes, solar energy is the way to turn, it is the best alternative energy source to power future homes and businesses.…

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