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By Ellen Rodger

Normal gasoline, oil, and coal are finite assets, and their use contributes to lethal smog and international warming. the way forward for Fossil Fuels follows the world's dependence on those assets and indicates how individuals are operating to lessen their useand even cause them to extra environmentally pleasant!

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1800s, launching a new era of 1830s petroleum use. The Industrial Revolution makes coal the fuel of choice to power steam engines and factory machinery. 1846 Abraham Gesner discovers a technique for refining coal kerosene. 1848 Oil wells drilled near Baku, a part of Russia that is now the capital of the Azerbaijan Republic. 1825 A worker checks equipment at a petrochemical plant. Y. 1858 1952 First North American oil well drilled in Petrolia, The Great Smog kills 4,000 people in four days in Ontario, Canada.

1300s Kerosene replaced Coal is used for heating and cooking fires. Edward I of England bans whale oil in the mid- coal fires in 1306 after coal smogs pollute the air. 1800s, launching a new era of 1830s petroleum use. The Industrial Revolution makes coal the fuel of choice to power steam engines and factory machinery. 1846 Abraham Gesner discovers a technique for refining coal kerosene. 1848 Oil wells drilled near Baku, a part of Russia that is now the capital of the Azerbaijan Republic. 1825 A worker checks equipment at a petrochemical plant.

It is not enough supplies of fossil fuels without adding more carbon to know what must be done. Governments, dioxide to the atmosphere. The challenges of the businesses, and individuals must commit to future, however, will include widespread use of doing the work. The International Panel on alternative energies. Climate Change (IPCC) has said that global CO2 emissions must be cut by 50 to 80 percent over the next 40 years to avoid environmental catastrophe. Each little step made in conservation and investment in alternative energies, can help cut emissions.

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