Fossil Fuels

How Fossil Fuels Are Used

Fossil Fuels are used everywhere everyday for almost everything. We use them to make plastics, to get around, and to make most the the vital things we need and without fossil fuels today we would have a hard time getting food that we can afford because most of our food comes from far away. Without fossil fuels we would probably have more expensive everything and because we use them for everyhting the quicker they get used up the quicker we have to find an alternitive. We technically use fossil fuels everywhere and most objects and items are made of a byproduct from it. Even the computer you are using to view this is made out of a plastic of has at least one type of oil byproduct in it.

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List of some Fossil Fuel Peroducts used daily

We use fossil fuels everywhere:

  • Heating homes
  • Fueling cars
  • Gum
  • Crayons
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Records
  • Motor gasoline
  • Diesel fuel

  • The steel, cement and paper industry
  • Plastic
  • Medicine
  • Tar
  • Fertilizer

Natural gas:

Natural gas supplies the U.S. with 22% of its energy.
  • Large industries like steel, paper, glass and more
  • Medicine
  • Paint
  • Fertilizer
  • Antifreeze
  • Dyes
  • Photo film
  • Propane
Disadvantages of fossil fuels: Produce greenhouse gases Non-renewable energy source Contribute to global warming Deplete the ozone Aid in acid rain .

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