How to use Fossil-fuels in a sentence
A major cause of climate change is the burning of fossil fuels to create energy.
Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels are the single biggest contributor.
Although solar power is an alternative source of clean energy, there are many challenges that still stand in the way of it being used on a wide enough scale to actually replace the use of fossil fuels as a primary energy source.
Additionally, concerns about the environmental impact of fossil fuels have caused many car buyers to switch to hybrids.
While ethanol is far from perfect, it is one solution that can play a role in reducing reliance on fossil fuels.Advertisement
Most of the world uses fossil fuels such as coal, gasoline and wood as their major energy sources.
This includes fossil fuels such as coal and oil.
Unlike energy that comes from the burning of fossil fuels and is therefore completely nonrenewable, solar energy can be renewed during the hours of sunlight.
Coal is the solid form of the three fossil fuels.
Fossil fuel reserves and environmental problems of using fossil fuel reserves and environmental problems of using fossil fuels.Advertisement
A major cause of increased global warming is man-made greenhouse gases, particularly CO2, which is a by-product of fossil fuels.
And finally, The video, Addicted to Oil, satirizes attitudes toward fossil fuels.
Although estimates vary, most experts agree that the world will run out of fossil fuels.
A reduction in the use of gasoline reduces some of the dependence on foreign powers for fossil fuels.
Manufacturing, vehicle emissions, the burning of fossil fuels and various other activities contribute to the increased amount of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere.Advertisement
The carbon cycle is the process by which carbon travels between the atmosphere, land, the oceans and the sediments below ground (where fossil fuels are stored).
The problem comes with the carbon-altering activities that humans take part in, such as the burning of fossil fuels and other biomass, which puts more carbon into the atmosphere, causing the greenhouse effect.
Alternative energy is usually considered a break from non-renewable fossil fuels and oil to a renewable, cleaner system of producing energy.
A major benefit to researching and using alternative energy options is that we waste less of the fossil fuels we actually have left, and protect our ability to eventually maintain energy in spite of few or no non-renewable energy sources.
Global warming is the result of overuse of oil and fossil fuels which don't burn clean and in fact create massive pollution issues.Advertisement
The difference between the fossil fuels (oil, gas, diesel and coal) that we use now and other energy sources is that fossil fuels do not renew.
The other major downside of fossil fuels is their negative impact on the environment.
The earth's supply of fossil fuels is running out causing scientists to look for cleaner, more sustainable sources of energy.
The good news is that each new alternative fuel that is designed and implemented reduces the world's dependency on fossil fuels.
There is solid evidence that emissions from fossil fuels are contributing to many issues facing the planet, including global warming and pollution, and these types of organic fuel sources offer some solutions.Advertisement
Emissions - Fossil fuels have come under fire for the harmful carbon-based emissions they produce when burned.
Sustainability - As the world's supply of fossil fuels diminishes, biofuels offer an renewable and sustainable alternative.
Biodegradation - Since biofuels are made with biodegradable matter, they are less toxic than fossil fuels.
From the dangers of coal mining to oil spills and the possible connection of earthquakes to drilling, seeking fossil fuels can be dangerous business.
With the world wide need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and to seek alternative energy sources, wind power is for many an exciting option.Advertisement
It's inconceivable that with all of that free energy pouring to the earth that such regions of the world would fuel its electrical needs by burning fossil fuels.
Reducing the burning of fossil fuels will help to reduce the amount of carbon emitted.
The burning of fossil fuels isn't just the burning of coal in a fire or gasoline in a car, it also includes the burning of fuel used to transport food or other products and a large variety of other ways.
There are many steps that are being taken and important developments that will reduce our dependency on fossil fuels.
Exploring ways to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels has long been a priority with environmentalists.Advertisement
Alternatives to fossil fuels are also often kinder to the environment.
Carbon dioxide is the most significant cause of global warming, and most carbon dioxide emissions result from the burning of fossil fuels.
The largest source of greenhouse gas contributing to global warming is the burning of fossil fuels.
Carbon dioxide is a gas emitted from power plants, cars, airplanes, buildings, and the burning of fossil fuels for energy.
The burning of fossil fuels and the resulting increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere contribute to the greenhouse effect.Advertisement
Increasing demand for types of renewable energy will help reverse global warming and reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.
Buy and use a hybrid car or fuel-efficient vehicle to reduce pollution and dependence on fossil fuels.
Burning fossil fuels increases greenhouse gas emissions and contributes to global warming.
Renewable energy is more expensive to produce and more difficult to collect than fossil fuels.
Due to increased concerns about global warming, rising gas and oil prices, and government incentives, more and more people are looking into ways to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels.Advertisement
As more consumers turn to renewable energy to power their cars and homes, the demand for fossil fuels declines.
The use of some fossil fuels is a large source of human caused global warming, as is deforestation.
Anytime gas, oil and other fossil fuels are burned, excess carbon dioxide is released, polluting the air.
Keep in mind that ordering bamboo from far away makes it less eco-friendly since fossil fuels are burned in order to transport it.
Primary pollutants are caused by the burning of fossil fuels and the using of chemicals in the home.Advertisement
In most traditional electrical plants, fossil fuels such as oil or coal are used to produce this steam.
With new emerging technologies and improvements of existing renewable energy sources, dependency upon foreign oil and other fossil fuels that pollute the planet can eventually be replaced with clean sustainable energy sources.
It is one of several types of clean fuels, which offer alternative choices to energy from fossil fuels.
Wind energy has several advantages over fossil fuels.
It was created in the same way as the other two fossil fuels but became a solid mass.
These energy sources have much less of an impact on the environment than fossil fuels and uranium.
Adding solar panels to a house, using biofuel to power vehicles, or implementing geothermal heat to warm a building can put renewable energy to use and reduce dependency on fossil fuels.
It takes a very small amount of uranium to produce a great deal of energy, making nuclear energy a cost-effective alternative to fossil fuels such as coal or oil.
Nuclear energy can sometimes be seen as a more environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels and other nonrenewable energy sources.
Solar energy is also renewable, which means there's an endless supply unlike fossil fuels.
Changing the way you use energy at home can save you money and reduce the demand for fossil fuels.
If possible, walk your dog in your neighborhood rather than using fossil fuels to drive to a dog park.
The electricity the heater uses is still being generated by a plant that's burning fossil fuels.
In addition to putting a little extra money in your purse, you can also feel good about helping to lessen the impact of fossil fuels on the planet.
As gas prices continue to climb and public concern with the effects of fossil fuels grows, automotive manufacturers increasingly look for alternatives to gasoline and diesel.
Upon it will fall the moral censure which must accompany the change in our society's relationship to fossil fuels.
We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey.
By contrast fossil fuels only get 28m ECU in total - mainly for work on clean combustion technology.
Twice as much carbon is stored in gas hydrates as in all known deposits of fossil fuels.
Such activities are considered intrinsic to the production of fossil fuels.
The main unsolved problem at present is how to power air transport without the use of fossil fuels.
Higher atmospheric water vapor would be expected near cities on a continuing basis, as a result of the combustion of fossil fuels.
Since the world became industrialized, emissions from burning fossil fuels for energy plants and vehicles have filled the atmosphere and are blamed for the steady and dramatic rise of greenhouse gases.
When fossil fuels are burned, they release energy.
Since fossil fuels consist of carbon and hydrogen atoms, they create carbon dioxide when they are burned, or combusted.
The burning of fossil fuels contributes to greenhouse gas accumulation, acid rain, air and water pollution.
These problems are caused by the release of pollutants such as sulphur and nitrogen when fossil fuels are combusted.
The burning of fossil fuels results in carbon dioxide and other particulates which are released into the air.
Perhaps topping the list of contributors to air pollution are fossil fuels.
Among the long list of pollutants that the burning of fossil fuels emits into the air are sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide.
Although at the time, no one was sure that coal, oil and other fossil fuels were anything to cause concern, the idea of free and constant power, without the need to mine or otherwise despoil the natural world, was an immense temptation.
They do not use the amount of fossil fuel that other fuels do and many use no fossil fuels at all.
What makes biofuels a better choice over fossil fuels is that they can turn into energy rather quickly, right after being plucked from the earth.