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The Hidden Costs of Fossil Fuels | Union of Concerned Scientists


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, ...

Our Energy Choices: Coal and Other Fossil Fuels | Union of ...


Fossil fuels — coal, natural gas, and oil — supply the vast majority of our energy needs, including more than two-thirds of U.S. electricity generation. They have ...

Why are fossil fuels bad for the environment? | Reference.com


Burning fossil fuels negatively affects the environment because they release carbon dioxide and other gases that trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere, which ...

The Sources and Solutions: Fossil Fuels | Nutrient Pollution | US EPA


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.

Disadvantages of Fossil Fuels - Conserve Energy Future


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 ...

Are Fossil Fuels Really Bad for the Environment? - The Earth Project


Despite the fact that fossil fuels are dangerous for the environment we still need them. Is there a future for fossil fuels? Let's find out.

Bad News: We're Actually Using More Fossil Fuels Than Ever | The ...


Jul 14, 2016 ... If that wasn't predicted, however, neither was this: Despite such advances, the allure of fossil fuels hasn't dissipated. Iindividuals, governments ...

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


Apr 17, 2013 ... Despite the clean technology of the past decade, we continue to extract and burn fossil fuels more than ever before.

Coal: The Dirtiest Fossil Fuel - Green America


Green America's Climate Action Campaign brings together individuals, shareholders, and communities to pressure major polluters to take the climate crisis ...

Fossil Fuels | EESI


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  ...