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Burning of fossil fuels effects

The Consequences of our Continued Dependence on Fossil Fuels

Currently, the worldwide demand for fossil fuels is on the increase more than ever. With many countries reporting higher consumption and demand, companies that work on the supply side are gladly investing more resources, in the building of

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Interesting energy facts

The energy that fuels the world

There are 2 types of energy – Renewable and Non-Renewable. 75% of the energy we use comes from non-renewable energy such as oil, fossil fuels, coal, natural gas and nuclear energy. These are energy sources that cannot be replenished if they run out. Our wish is that

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Solar energy information and facts

Free and Renewable Energy

Every day, our powerful sun beams energy onto our planet – energy that can be harnessed to provide the planet with free, clean and renewable energy.

So, why aren’t we using it instead of getting our energy from dirty fossil fuel?

With the threat of Global Warming, you’d think

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Negative effects of coal mining

A cheap but dirty fuel source…

We have started to look for other sources of renewable energy, but to date, coal is still the number one energy source. Coal provides 40% of the world’s electricity and it produces 39% of global Carbon Dioxide emissions. It’s one of the drivers of our current issue with

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World oil consumption per day

Oil is a resource… it will run out

For decades now, the topic of when our oil will run out has been the focus of analysts and industry experts. The concern is real. Oil is a resource and will eventually be depleted. Once we discover and process all sources, there’s nothing else. It’s only a question

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Coal mining effects on the environment

Black as Coal…

We mine enough coal to give 1 ton to every person on the planet. To date, we have mined an estimated 2.7 billion tons of coal globally and it’s not even half of the year yet.

How the mining of coal is harmful to the environment

We were so happy with this cheap fuel source that we didn’t

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Current world energy consumption

These are hot topics these days...

...Energy Consumption, Energy Savings and Global Warming. What do they mean and how do they affect us? World Energy Consumption in a nutshell, is the total energy consumed by our civilization. It is measured per year, across all countries. It computes the total

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