Renewable Sources Of Fossil Fuels

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Abstract Fossil fuels are non-renewable sources of energy that were form billions of years ago. The three different types of fossil fuels in the world include: oil, coal and natural gas. Although each of the three types of fossil fuels are extracted differently they are all processed and used as the world’s primary sources of energy. Being the world’s primary sources of energy, fossil fuel experience advantages as well as disadvantages as an energy source. The use of fossil fuels, as an energy source, impact the environment as well as social, economic and political aspects of the world.

Fossil Fuels; Beginning of Existence The existence of fossil fuels stem from the Carboniferous Period in time (U.S. Department of Energy, Fossil Energy). According to an article from Energy Source the creation of fossil fuels came about when “prehistoric plants and animals died” and then buried under the Earth for millions of years (Fossil). The formation of the different types of fossil fuels depend on a few factors such as: “what combination of organic matter was present, how long it was buried and what temperature and pressure conditions existed as time passed.” (Fossil). Fossil fuels are considered a non-renewable source of energy because once every ounce of this particular energy is gone, more cannot be produced. According to an article from Science Learn, “Non-renewable energy resources cannot be replaced – once they are used up, they will not be restored (or not for millions of
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