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Environmental Issues - Alternative Fuels and Fossil Fuels
Fossil fuels—including coal, natural gas, and oil—are formed from the fossilized remains of prehistoric plants and animals, and fossil fuels provide about 95% of ...
http://environment.about.com/od/fossilfuels/
Top Alternative Fuels - Environmental Issues - About.com
Alternative fuels such as ethanol, natural gas, propane, electricity, hydrogen, biodiesel, methanol and P-Series fuels provide alternatives to fossil fuels that are  ...
http://environment.about.com/od/fossilfuels/tp/top_alt_fuels.htm
Fossil Fuels - Environmental Issues - About.com
What are fossil fuels, and how do they affect the environment? Learn the environmental and financial impact of fossil fuels.
http://environment.about.com/od/fossilfuel1/
Fossil fuels, meat consumption and the environment - Vegetarian Food
What does eating meat have to do with fossil fuels? Read on to find out.
http://vegetarian.about.com/od/vegetarianvegan101/f/fossilfuels.htm
Fossil Fuels Geography - About.com
Fossil fuels are non-renewable resources created by the anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms. They include petroleum, natural gas, and coal.
http://geography.about.com/od/economic-geography/a/Fossil-Fuels.htm
Fossil Fuels Photo Essay - Geology - About.com
The seven notable fossil fuels are presented here in alphabetical order: coal, gas , gas hydrate, oil, oil sand, oil shale and peat. They are far from equal. Coal is ...
http://geology.about.com/od/mineral_resources/ig/fossilfuels/
Fossil Fuels - petroleum, oil, natural gas, coal, hydrocarbons - Energy
Fossil fuels are carbon-intensive, non-renewable energy sources including petroleum (oil), natural gas (methane), and coal.
http://energy.about.com/od/Fossil_Fuels/
Power Sources - Fossil fuels, renewable energy, and other energy ...
Electric power can be generated from a wide range of natural resources, including fossil fuels (coal, oil, and gas), renewable energy (solar, wind, wave, ...
http://energy.about.com/od/Generation_and_Storage/u/Power-Sources.htm
The Pros and Cons of Biofuels - Environmental Issues - About.com
Biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel offer a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels. Derived from plants, biofuels are renewable and more environmentally friendly ...
http://environment.about.com/od/fossilfuels/a/biofuels.htm
What Is a Carbon Tax? - Environmental Issues - About.com
Simply put, a carbon tax is an environmental fee levied by governments on the production, distribution or use of fossil fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas.
http://environment.about.com/od/carbontaxfaq/f/what-is-a-carbon-tax.htm
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