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Carbon Footprint

Ways to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use

Nonrenewable fossil fuels account for 85 percent of energy production in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Fos...

Environmental Impacts of Hybrid Cars

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are praised as being fuel efficient, and good for the environment. Most HEV owners will agree abou...

The Disadvantages of Fossil Fuel

Fossil fuels like gas and coal supply the United States with approximately 85 percent of its energy production and consumption, ac...

Environmental Impact of Disposable Diapers

Disposable diapers are a popular consumer product, especially in the U.S. Although they offer convenience, they do have several da...

Coal Vs. Other Energy Sources

About half the electricity used in the United States as of 2010 comes from coal-fired plants, according to the U.S. Department of ...

The Risks of Using Fossil Fuels

Over 85 percent of energy used in the United States comes from fossil fuels, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Natural g...

Facts About the Carbon Footprint

The carbon footprint offers a way to calculate your contribution to the carbon dioxide emissions that affect our climate. It measu...

List of Fossil Fuels

As of 2010, fossil fuels supplied 85 percent of the energy needs of the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Energy,...

Health Risks of Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels are among the most commonly used forms of energy in the world. Common fossil fuels include natural gas, coal and petr...

Effects of Carbon Footprint

A carbon footprint is a measure of carbon dioxide emissions associated with an entity’s activities. According to Encyclopedi...
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