Aug 30, 2016 ... We've all paid a utility bill or purchased gasoline. Those represent the direct costs
of fossil fuels; money paid out of pocket for energy from coal, ...
Oct 24, 2011 ... The primary source of energy in the United States is currently fossil fuels. These
include oil, coal, and natural gas, and they account for 85 ...
Disadvantages of fossil fuels: Fossil fuels as the name suggests are derivatives of
plant and animal fossils that are million years old. These are primarily formed ...
Fossil fuels, including coal, oil and natural gas, are currently the world's primary
energy source. Formed from organic material over the course of millions of years
But in this chapter, we consider the wide variety of environmental problems in
burning fossil fuels — coal, oil, and gas. They probably exceed those of any other
Air pollution is bad for human health. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/
graphic-science-health-care-burden-of-fossil-fuels/ 31,000 premature deaths
Fossil fuel is our most essential energy source, after the food we eat. The three
major fossil fuels are coal, oil, and natural gas. These energy sources are ...
Jan 27, 2016 ... When fossil fuels are burned, they release nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere,
which contribute to the formation of smog and acid rain.
Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels. Many of the environmental problems the world
faces today – including climate change, air pollution, oil spills, and acid rain ...
Aug 31, 2011 ... Burning fossil fuels releases significant quantities of carbon dioxide, aggravating
climate change. Although it gets less attention these days, ...