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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 ... The use of fossil fuels raises serious environmental concerns.

www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=26912

Jul 1, 2016 ... Three fossil fuels—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—have provided more than 80% of total U.S. energy consumption for more than 100 years.

www.mhi.com/discover/earth/issue/history/history.html

This section first provides an overview of how fossil fuels became the main sources of energy from the Industrial Revolution onward, and then explains the ...

instituteforenergyresearch.org/topics/encyclopedia/fossil-fuels

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 ...

needtoknow.nas.edu/energy/energy-sources/fossil-fuels

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,  ...

instituteforenergyresearch.org/analysis/global-consumption-of-fossil-fuels-continues-to-increase

Jun 18, 2015 ... BP recently released its Statistical Review of World Energy 2015[i] and found that consumption of fossil fuels in 2014 continued to increase ...

data.worldbank.org/indicator/EG.USE.COMM.FO.ZS

Fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) from The World Bank: Data.

www.ucsusa.org/clean-energy/coal-and-other-fossil-fuels/hidden-cost-of-fossils

Aug 30, 2016 ... Fossil fuels are rock-like, gas, or liquid resources that are burned to generate power. They include coal, natural gas, and oil, and are used as an ...

www.eesi.org/topics/fossil-fuels/description

Fossil fuels, including coal, oil and natural gas, are currently the world's ... But other, more sustainable solutions exist: energy efficiency and renewable energy.