What Is Fossil Fuel

What Is Fossil Fuel

What Is Fossil Fuel

So What Is Fossil Fuel?   Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Coal are considered as FOSSIL Fuel. These are made from fossilized buried remains of plants and animals which lived millions and millions of years ago. Burning fossil fuels is the biggest reason for Climate Change.

 

Facts About Fossil Fuels

  1. We burn fossil fuels to convert its heat energy into electricity and to run our vehicles, our corporate plants and other things. This emits greenhouse gases making these fuels the main cause of climate change.

  2. Burning fossils fuels emit greenhouse gases which creates smog and it is very dangerous to our health.

  3. Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions that are transported by air and react with water, oxygen, and other chemicals to form acids that mix with water and creates the ACID RAIN.

  4. It took millions of years to make fossil fuel, so it is not renewable.

  5. 85% of the energy we consume in today’s time is made from fossil fuels.

  6. Coal is the worst fossil fuel which is increasing 0.3C to 1C rise in temperature.

  7. In 2007, the world’s largest coal deposits were in the United States (27%), Russia (17%), China (13%), India (10%) and Australia (9%).

  8. In 2017, the world’s largest oil deposits were in Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Canada and Iraq.

  9. In 2018, the world’s largest natural gas deposits were in Russia, Iran, Qatar, the United States and Saudi Arabia.

  10. The population of the United States of America is less than 5% of the world’s population, however, it uses more than 25% of the world’s fossil fuels.

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