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Burning Fossil Fuels

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Burning Fossil Fuels and Fossil Fuel Facts Please share/bookmark with: Burning Fossil Fuels and Fossil Fuel Facts We constantly hear that our current energy system is not sustainable as it is completely dependent on Fossil Fuels – coal, oil and gas, and that these non-renewable resources will eventually run out one day. As their collective name indicates, “fossil fuels” are formed from fossils, the preserved remains of long-dead plants and animals buried deep underground. Buried over the course of hundreds

Why are Fossil Fuels Non-renewable

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Why are Fossil Fuels a Non-renewable Resource Please share/bookmark with: Why are Fossil Fuels a Non-renewable Resource Fossil fuels are everywhere. They are in the air we breath, the ground we walk on, and even the oceans and seas we swim in. All these contain supplies of fossil fuels. Today, most of the world’s energy we use is obtained by the burning of fossil fuels with the major sources being coal, petroleum and natural gas. So where do fossil fuels

Fossil Fuels

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Fossil fuels are non-renewable energy sources that we are using up faster than the natural process here on Earth which made them in the first place can replace them. The three most commonly used fossil fuel types being coal, petroleum oil, and natural gas known commonly as hydrocarbons. Fossil fuels are therefore classed as a non-sustainable resource as the Earth cannot replenish its stock at the same rate in which we are consuming them.