Fossil Fuels Is The Next Great Thing

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Fossil Fuels are the next great thing, but at what cost? Fossil Fuels began coming about millions of years ago. Back then the sun was the ultimate power source and this is how it started. The sun would give its energy to plants, animal, and other organisms that needed it to survive. When they died the remains of the organisms decomposed into the ground. Then the energy was pushed down and buried by layers of rock until it remained in the earth untapped. Over time different forms of fossil fuels were created in the earth’s crust such as: petroleum oil, natural gas, and coal. Depending on what combination of organic matter was present, how long it was buried and what temperature and pressure conditions existed as time passed determined what fossil fuel would be available to the world (Energy, 2015). Today our world is reliant on such fossil fuels, but what happens when it’s all gone? “Fossil fuel industries drill or mine for these energy sources, burn them to produce electricity, or refine them for use as fuel for heating or transportation” (Energy, 2015). The process of creating fossil fuels is no longer happening and at the rate the world is taking them out of the earth is catastrophic. Big industries are not taking into count what will happen years from now or even what’s happening today. Fossil fuels are termed non-renewable simply because it took millions of years for them to be created and now we don’t have the time. We as a world are using more and more fossil fuels
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