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    combustion of fossil fuels. Now what does combustion has to do with the extinction of these animals? Let’s start with the United States. For the year of 2014, the energy consumption of all the citizens of the United States was 4093 billion kilowatt-hours. The citizens of United States, are among the top consumers of electricity. To fulfill such a high demand of electricity, the government of United States has…

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    Fossil fuels were created by the Earth millions of years ago while the core and crust were not yet fully separated. Have been used too much and it is damaging the environment us as human beings, need to survive as a species on this planet. The amount of natural resources available to us as consumers is diminishing by the day. The fossil fuels industries produces most of the power and heat throughout the civilized parts of the globe. The big companies making millions off of the demand for energy…

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    of energy is 40% coal, 27% natural gas, and 19% nuclear. All the combined renewable energy sources are less than 13% of the total energy consumption in the US (“US Energy,” 2014). As the nation’s economy grows, consumption rates rise, and energy plants produce more. Increased production means that byproducts of producing energy increase. Global warming and other degradations to the environment are directly linked to burning fossil fuels like coal and natural gas. In addition, coal and oil…

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    or to work machines. Energy is all around us and can be created from many things such as oil, natural gas, coal, wood, water, wind, and petroleum. Most industrial nations use fossil fuels, which are natural fuels formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms such as coal, natural gas and oil to be driving force that powers their modern industrial societies. These fuels are unable to be recreated, so the rate of consumption of these resources is at a staggeringly high rate.…

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    The Impact Of Fossil Fuels

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    currently at an energy crossroads. On one side, the country can lazily continue on its current path of disillusioned comfort with fossil fuels. However, oil, the fossil fuel we rely on most, has the shortest supply left and when it finally depletes it will take the country’s energy, economy, and environment. To avoid the catastrophic aftermath of the depletion of fossil fuels, the United States needs to change its path and abandon oil for a switch to clean renewable energy. The United States’…

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    affect humanity and all living creatures on a global scale in spite of the fact that there are a copious amount of cleaner and renewable energy sources out there who’s only byproduct is a better Earth; as such, it is becoming poignantly clear that Fossil fuels are not only diminishing, but harming the environment as well and alternative energy sources must be explored in order to counteract this. One expanse of energy that has not yet been fully explored is the ocean. Waves in the ocean create a…

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    America runs on fossil fuels. From lawn equipment, to transportation, to house hold items that most would not associate with fossil fuels, the demand for these forms of energy are increasing. The United States alone produces tens of millions of barrels annually. In 2015, U.S. oil production was at an all-time high of 9.4 million barrels daily (Sorry, OPEC: U.S. oil production at 43-year high, 2016). While the numbers look staggering, this is not enough to keep up with demand. The U.S. services…

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    There are many pros and cons of alternative energy and fossil fuels. There are many more pros of alternative energy. Pros of renewable energy is, it is available all over the world because there is sun and wind. There is no chance of renewable energy becoming depleted in the future. Renewable energy can boost economic growth and increase job opportunities ("Renewable Green Energy"). There are many pros of renewable energy but there are always cons too. There are also cons of renewable energy…

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    Alternative energy should replace nonrenewable fossil fuels to better the environment in the United States. The ozone layer is decreasing as greenhouse gases in fossil fuels are increasing. There is an increase in pollution in the atmosphere, which can cause health problems for people breathing in these pollutants such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and other fluorinated gases. The continued use of fossil fuels over time has led to the need for alternative energy…

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    With the United States being the second largest contributor of burning fossil fuels in the world, a new source of energy is overdue. About 86% of the country’s types of energy sources originate from fossil fuel consumption and other closely linked greenhouse gases. Some of these emissions include carbon dioxide, methane and other harmful gases. Without an alternate source of energy the atmosphere will continue to trap higher amounts of toxic gases and eventually won’t be capable of providing…

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