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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil_fuel

A fossil fuel is a fuel formed by natural processes, such as anaerobic decomposition of buried .... In the United States, more than 90% of greenhouse gas emissions come from the combustion of fossil fuels. ..... from a revision of the "Fossil fuel" article dated 2010-08-24, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article.

www.nmoga.org/where-do-fossil-fuels-come-from

You may be surprised to know that oil and natural gas are produced from dead animals that lived millions of years ago, 570 million years ago to be exact.

fossil.energy.gov/education/energylessons/coal/gen_howformed.html

Feb 12, 2013 ... Contrary to what many people believe, fossil fuels are not the remains of dead dinosaurs. In fact, most of the fossil fuels we find today were ...

www.rockymountainenergyforum.com/article/where-fossil-fuels-come-from

There are three major forms of fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. ... They do one thing just like plants; they can convert sunlight directly into stored energy.

greendustriesblog.com/greendustries/2011/05/25/where-do-fossil-fuels-come-from

May 25, 2011 ... With fossil fuels – their costs and their toll on the environment – controlling our lives, GreenDustries thought it would behoove us to take a look ...

techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module19/Page4.htm

In the same way that we burn wood to release energy that trees capture from the sun, we burn fossil fuels to release the energy that ancient plants captured from ...

www.sciencedaily.com/terms/fossil_fuel.htm

Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons, primarily coal, fuel oil or natural gas, formed from ... fuels are biofuels derived from atmospheric carbon dioxide, and thus do not ...

www.quora.com/Where-do-fossil-fuels-come-from-How-were-they-formed

Fossil fuels are called "fossil" because these fuels are preserved carbon- hydrogen remnants of ancient life. The three main types of fossil fuel are ...

www.reference.com/science/fossil-fuels-come-c9f864d2ba2db92b

Fossil fuels come from organic matter that has decomposed under the intense pressure and heat of the Earth's crust. Fossil fuels are primarily carbon based, ...

www.livescience.com/9404-mysterious-origin-supply-oil.html

Oct 10, 2005 ... But where does oil really come from, and how much is left? ... A so-called fossil fuel, petroleum is believed by most scientists to be the ...