Fossil fuel

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  • Alternative Energy Sources For Fossil Fuels

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    Alternative Energy Sources Emily Lazovich Gwynedd Mercy University Abstract Fossil fuels can be easily found around the globe and the production of these fuels may be cost-effective. Although fossil fuel is harmful to the environment, the United States is continuing to use fossil fuel as a source of energy. In addition to this, once the fossil fuels have all been used up, there is no chance of obtaining more. There are many types of alternative energy sources in the world that a

  • Replacing Fossil Fuels With Renewable Energy

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    Replacing Fossil Fuels with Renewable Energy Josh Decker Edina High School Abstract Over the past several years, scientists have researched the impact fossil fuels currently have on our world today. These sources of energy have an irreversible and devastating consequence on our environment. Fossil fuels are disliked due to being non-renewable and unsustainable. As more technological advancements have occurred, more efforts have arisen related to replacing fossil fuels with renewable sources

  • Fossil Fuel And Alternative Sources Of Energy

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    government, as well as many others around the world, have relied on fossil fuel as an energy source for a long period of time. The extraction, production, and development of these sources have contributed to the many issues with the environment. In addition to this, fossil fuel will not exist forever because there is a limited amount on earth and it cannot be restored. For this reason, the United states should consider substituting fossil fuel with alternative sources of energy. Switching to alternative

  • Decreasing Fossil Fuels

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    Decreasing Fossil Fuels Over the past century America has continuously used its own fossil fuel resources and paid handsomely for additional supplies, in the race to stay current with modern technology and life .The possession of this resource has made the United States a very prosperous and powerful nation. The same fossil fuels that’s has made America such a powerhouse are the same that are damaging the environment and economy they have enabled. It is imperative that we decrease our dependency

  • Fossil Fuel Consumption Vs. Time

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    faster than the rate at which nature produces them. Fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas, take centuries to form, whilst crude oil takes millions of years to form. These resources are finite and over time, it is believed they will cease to exist (Carty, 2013). The production, use and maintenance of vehicles can significantly impact the environment through the use of these non-renewable resources such as metals, petroleum and other fossil fuels (depending on what the vehicle consumes) (Royal Automobile

  • Environmental Effects of Fossil Fuels Essay

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    Environmental Effects of Fossil Fuels Besides food, fossil fuels are our most important resource. According to, there are three major resources. These resources are coal, oil and natural gas. The environmental impact of fossil fuel usage affects us greatly as individuals and as a global community. Coal causes much damage to our environment. Coal extraction is a serious cause of water pollution. Coal is used primarily to produce electricity. Coal releases nitrous oxide when

  • The Effects Of Fossil Fuels On The United States

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    In the United States, a sustainable society is desired by virtually every citizen, especially the ones informed of the consequences caused by our wanton use of fossil fuels and the detrimental methods used to extract them from the earth. Nevertheless, despite almost universal acceptance of the need to turn away from nonrenewable and polluting energy sources, there are forces preventing that switch. One of those forces is the megalith that is our current energy paradigm, or the existing energy production/consumption

  • The Oil Industry And Fossil Fuels Essay

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    Around the world there is major controversy on the continuing support of the oil industry and fossil fuels. The production and consumption of oil affects the American citizen’s everyday life in some form or another. Many Americans have a strong view regarding the consumption and production of fossil fuels. Recently, especially on social media this particular controversial issue has been brought to the forefront due to the protests in regards to the Dakota Access Pipeline. In past major headlining

  • The World 's Dependence On Fossil Fuels

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    Dependence on Fossil Fuels Introduction: When you think of fossil fuels what comes to mind? Perhaps you think of the massive oil rigs set up around the world or maybe your mind wonders to how fossil fuels formed in the Earth millions of years ago. Truthfully the full extent of our usage of fossil fuels around the world is widely not realized. Around the Christmas season as you decorate your Christmas trees consider this: if your Christmas tree is artificial then it is likely manufactured with fossil fuels

  • Fossil Fuels : A New Form Of Energy

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    and subway systems. Now let a few decades go by and take away fossil fuels, what is left now? A dark city with empty streets littered by useless vehicles and empty buildings and tunnels. Why did all of this change and why was this simple form of energy removed? That is because at the current rate of consumption fossil fuels will not last more than a few decades, plunging large cities into darkness. So how can this be fixed? Fossil fuels are being depleted and there is no changing that, so there must