Fossil Fuel Definition
Fossil fuels are hydrocarbon deposits that are burned for fuel.
Fossil fuels play an important role in:
- Food Production
- Heating (in some communities)
- and Transportation
These include oil, coal or natural gas. These deposits have all been accumulating over a long period of time, at least a few million years.
Since it takes so much time to form, fossil fuels are a finite resource and are not good for the long term since they will eventually run out.
In order to build a sustainable economy, and a sustainable future, we need to invest in alternative energy
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