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    energy to reduce the increasing of the temperature. The problem is connected to many another issues such as air pollution. There are three sources fossil fuels, nuclear power and renewable energy. The sources have advantages and disadvantages. Fossil fuels include oil, coal and natural gas, and fossil fuels are non-renewable energy source. The fossil fuels are the most popular…

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    The world is at a point in its history when it realizes it’s time for a change. That change being a move away from fossil fuels towards cleaner, renewable sources of energy. Many companies are creating ways the average individual can contribute to a cleaner future. Whether it’s by the creation of hybrid and electric cars or allowing people to install solar panels on their roofs and wind turbines in their backyards. However, these new sources of energy are far from perfect and will require years…

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    Challenges of fossil fuels 1. Not renewable energy Fossil fuels comprise of crude oil, coal and natural gas. It is not renewable and cannot be replaced. Plants and animals that existed millions of years ago became buried underneath the Earth’s surface. This formed as the fossil fuels. Since fossil fuels has limited supply, it can’t fulfil the world’s energy demand. Therefore, alternative energy source is needed to replace the fossil fuels. 2. Emission of carbon dioxide Combustion of fossil…

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    Journalist Richard Schiffman is also in favor of a change in out electricity production. In Schiffman’s article, “Why the Shift to Alternate Energies Continues, Despite Shale Boom” he focuses on the benefits that we will begin to see as we switch from fossil fuels to forms of energy such as solar and wind. He believes that no matter the upfront costs, both economically and socially, the benefits will quickly arise and outweigh the costs. These benefits will come from lower electric bills, no…

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    A fuel is any material that can be made to react with other substances so that it releases chemical energy as heat. Fuels can range from solid forms such as coal, liquid forms such as LPG & gas forms such as propane (you, 2017). Most of the fuels used are fossil fuels. Over 81% of America’s fuels are fossil fuels, these include fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas. Fossil fuels are fuels that are extracted from the earth, this means that they are a limited resource. This creates the need for…

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    Introduction As our environment and economy continues to face many challenges, replacing fossil fuels with alternative energy resources, not only helps to create a cleaner environment, it also helps reduce the bills. However, not everyone is aware of these issues. It’s time we realize that there is only a matter of time before we have globally consumed all available fossil fuels. We have reached a point in time where we must look into alternative resources preferably renewable ones.…

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    Fossil Fuels Dinosaurs

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    Fossil fuels started millions of years ago before the dinosaurs first inhabited the Earth and formed from prehistoric plants and animals hundreds of million years ago. All the energy in oil, gas, and coal originally came from the sun, captured through photosynthesis (Trefil and Hazen 2013, p.53). Over time, rock, sand, and sediment concealed the organic matter and after some years it established huge quantities of fuels. These under the surface resources are still the main fuel source for…

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    Fossil fuels are the U.S.’s primary source of energy, but as a result, carbon dioxide levels and pollution levels have drastically increased, endangering our lives. 85% of America’s energy is used by fossil fuels, and many of these fuels are pollutants. Carbon monoxide is one of the more popular pollutants given off by these fossil fuels. It is deadly to our body when levels are high. The burning of fossil fuels are too harmful to the environment and ourselves, therefore the use of a more…

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    Fossil Fuels In America

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    the energy being used are fossil fuels, e.g., crude oil, natural gas, and coal. Despite the wide audience that reap the benefits that fossil fuels provide, they actually do more harm to the Earth than most people think. 85% of America’s fuel usage comes from fossil fuels. The usage of fossil fuels do provide immense amounts of energy throughout America, but in exchange for their power they impact our ecosystem negatively. Studies show that the burning of fossil fuels release toxic chemical…

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    Renewable energy is synonymous with sustainable energy. It is hard to believe that the world’s reliance on fossil fuel runs so deep within our cultures and societies. Wind, Water, even solar technologies are not likely to replace our traditional fossil energy sources alone. The solution may be found by combining these alternate sources into a collage that together can pave the way to a fossil-fuel free world. One source of sustainability energy is found deep beneath the earth’s surface.…

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