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Fossil fuel - Wikipedia

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Fossil fuels are fuels formed by natural processes such as anaerobic decomposition of buried ... The use of fossil fuels raises serious environmental concerns.

What are fossil fuels used for? - New Mexico Oil & Gas Association

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Fossil fuels are used to fuel cars and airplanes, power electricity plants, and heat our homes. They are also used to make medicines, cosmetics, plastics, ...

Fossil Fuels — The National Academies

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Searching for the facts about fossil fuels and how they're used in the United States? The National Academies, advisers to the nation on science, engineering,  ...

Fossil Fuels - IER

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Coal was the first of the fossil fuels to go into widespread use, displacing low- energy firewood as the leading source of fuel in the US, and triggering the country's ...

Fossil Fuels | EESI

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Fossil fuels, including coal, oil and natural gas, are currently the world's primary ... Coal is primarily used to generate electricity and is responsible for 39 percent ...

Fossil Fuels Used to Generate Electricity | Power Plant Emissions of ...

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The choice of which technology to use and the type of power plant to build depends on many factors, such as purpose of the plant, capacity required and fuel ...

History of Fossil Fuel Usage since the Industrial Revolution ...

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Ever since the Industrial Revolution took off in the 18th century, vast quantities of fossil fuels have been used to power the economy and deliver unprecedented ...

Why can't we quit fossil fuels? | Environment | The Guardian

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Apr 17, 2013 ... Even if we gave up on all the obscure and unconventional fossil fuel .... So coal use kept rising too – and oil use in turn kept increasing as ...

Fossil Fuels and Energy Use - BC Air Quality

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Fossil fuel burning powers our vehicles and industries, heats and cools our buildings, and runs appliances. It also produces electricity that we use for all sorts of ...

Fossil fuels still dominate U.S. energy consumption despite recent ...

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Jul 1, 2016 ... In 2015, fossil fuels made up 81.5% of total U.S. energy consumption, ... relatively flat, as wood use declines and biofuel use increases slightly.